Why We Can’t Talk

  • On Why We Can’t Talk
by Richard @ Flexible Reality – Sept. 14th, 2018
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If you assert the Earth is not at least 4 billion years old, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert women should not have the ability to decide whether to carry a fetus to term or not, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert vaccines are unnecessary, unwise, or impinge on your personal liberties instead of being a requisite for civilized society, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert DJ Trump is “doing a good job” for the United States, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert that Israel is America’s best friend in the World, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert that any union between males and females must be monogamous and males should be able to direct the affairs of females, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert that America has been the greatest force for peace and stability in the World during the past several decades, we can’t talk about that.

If you are a male WASP, and assert you have not benefitted from “white privilege”, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert liberal democracy programs and practices from the Thirties to the Eighties did not raise the human condition, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert there is only one true God, and it is a White, Christian, Anglo, Male, we can’t talk about that.

If you think there is always a right and wrong way to do anything, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert America’s current and future energy needs will depend primarily on the use of coal, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert that your racial or ethnic group is “better” than any other, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert there is actual physical proof for the existence of God, Jesus, Angels, Devils, or Extraterrestrials, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert that some people are poor simply because they don’t “try hard enough to be successful”, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert the Government has no right to interfere in the pricing of commodities like prescription drugs, or utility fees, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert there is only one flavor of “really good music” and all others are not worth your time, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert climate change is a hoax perpetrated by those trying to sell something, we can’t talk about that.

If you do not accept the premise that it is better to “back into” a parking space rather than “nose in”, we can’t talk about that.

If you assert only “losers” use drugs for non-medical conditions, we can’t talk about that

If you assert the precision and detail of everything in creation proves there is a designer who created the World, we can’t talk about that

If you assert the interest rates Banks pay, and charge to customers is reasonable, we can’t talk about that

If you assert GMO’s are a hazard to human health, we can’t talk about that

If you assert the size of male and female genitalia is an indication of the sexual satisfaction one can attain with them, we can’t talk about that

If you assert that citizens are becoming Conservative because it provides what people want better than Liberalism, we can’t talk about that

If you assert ready access to a handgun anywhere is necessary for personal protection, we can’t talk about that

If you assert there is widespread voter and Food Stamp fraud, we can’t talk about that

If you assert most women who allege rape or sexual assault are making up false claims, we can’t talk about that
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So, friends and neighbors, what can we talk about?