November 16, 2005
Repeat After MeAuthor Sybil Stanton once wrote, "if you're not willing to receive, even Omnipotence can't give".
Which is why I don't waste time trying to convince those who refuse to accept the truth.
Take for instance, the 36% of us who still approve of George Bush. Convincing them that Bush lied his way into war would be futile, regardless of proof, if their hearts and minds prevent them from opening their eyes to the obvious.
So how, do you ask, do we lead our lost brethren to the light? Tristero at Hullabaloo has some good advice:
...First of all, the person you are trying to convince is perfectly capable and in fact probably has read many of the same articles you have read, in which the lies of Bush are so painfully apparent. Their ability to reason is skewed, not their ability to read. Attempts to "set their reason straight" by advancing reasoned arguments merely reinforces the delusion.
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