Just Perhaps

“We don’t have to let go of what we believe, but we do need to be curious about what someone else believes.”
—Margaret Wheatley, Turning To One Another

In the post-election denouement, this seems like sound advice no matter what color your state or what state your emotions. Until we can listen to others with whom we might violently disagree with some degree of authentic curiosity, openness, and respect, little is possible.

We cannot hope to influence others if we ourselves are not open to their influence.