2019-07-27 Outrage is a more effective unifier than forgiveness. Marilynne Robinson, “What Are We Doing Here?”
I am unsure. I think this is from a magazine in a waiting room – – apologies to the source, I lost you.
When time permits, I’d like to look further into the two authors quoted:
OUTRAGE, ironically, is a more effective UNIFIER than forgiveness.
“People enjoy sharing in consensus, especially when it allows us to indulge a guilty pleasure.” Pulitzer-prize winning author Marilynne Robinson writes in her 2018 book of essays called “What Are We Doing Here?“
(About Robinson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilynne_Robinson)
“Catharsis can feel so good, and so can the strong sense of identity that comes with knowing who is with you and who is against you – – whether this is true or not.”
And there might be personal benefits. “Acts of Forgiveness by . . . (author