But now I read the comments and - besides the ugliness - I'm discovering some hopeful respectful connections in places I never would have imagined.
I volunteer with Coffee Party USA and one of my jobs is to post blogs and articles to our Join the Coffee Party Movement Facebook page. A dozen of us editors keep the page populated with content we believe is worthy of discussion, every hour on the hour, 24/7. Our Coffee Party Facebook page has over a million followers and we volunteers take our work very seriously. The things I post usually don't garner much attention since I circulate articles that encourage people to disagree agreeably, to respect differences and to collaborate constructively.
In today's polarized, angry culture, you can bet a message of civility will fall on deaf ears much of the time.
But I had an experience recently on our Join the Coffee Party Movement page that completely blindsided me ...
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