I’m beginning to realize why I love Twitter. I follow some pretty awesome people who throw out some pretty awesome pearls of wisdom. And they even do it in 140 characters or less. Today I found a tweet from Chalene Johnson that gave an excellent reason to ignore adult cyber bullying. First, though, it’s important to realize that adult cyber bullying very rarely has anything to do with the recipient of the bullying. It’s very seldom about the recipient at all.
In a perfect world, adults who disagree with each other over an idea would be able to look at each other and say “I disagree with your opinion on this issue, but that does not make you Hitler. Nor does it impact your value as a human being.” And then they’d shake hands and move on. [Read more…]