Forging A Better World

I am the product of a soft society.

I grew up inside of a kind of bubble, the kind I think most of us grow up in. The kind of bubble where tough, strong, or resilient weren’t really needed in day-to-day life.

Oh, don’t get me wrong. Life was better if you were all of those things, but the worst you got if you weren’t was some teasing, a bit of being pushed around, etc. It wasn’t the end of the world. It sucked and it shouldn’t be tolerated, but it wasn’t a life-or-death struggle either.

Today, we’re so soft that people need to be protected from mean words and bad thoughts.

Maybe it’s time we start working to forge a much better world.

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