Month: January 2017

American CultureFaith

I’d Rather Shame Than Love My Enemy

These days it's like I want to fight every single human online, and with good reason, mind you. There is this very primal, very tribal heart in me that wants to spear the enemy, to drag them for their unjust and bigoted views, to shame them for their ambivilance when it comes to injustice.  If you aren’t following me on twitter, you should do that. That’s where I write a lot of my thoughts, and sometimes end up writing threads that, honestly, might be some of my best writing. One of these threads a few weeks ago sparked a question from a friend where she asked me this question, “Do you believe shame moves a conversation forward?” I had said…