Rush to Judgement

Great insights into how negative being judgmental can be.

Lynn Thaler

Have you ever noticed how quick our society is to rush to judgement?  All it takes is one picture or just one sentence and a person can become demonized in social media.

Why is an individual condemned by society, based on a minuscule amount of information?  Why is there no attempt to find out the background, the context, or the rest of the story?

Why do people feel so much anger and hatred toward these condemned individuals?  Why do they feel so much loathing for people they don’t even know?  Why do people post about their hate and send violent threats to strangers, without ever considering how their actions will effect the other person?

What does all this rush to judgement, demonization of strangers, angry rants, and threats of violence say about us as a society?  Also, why are we not talking about this issue more often?  Why don’t we…

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