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Ignoring Overwhelming Evidence - 2sep21



Why is it that so many posses

the unfortunate talent

of being able to overlook

overwhelming evidence,


especially when that evidence

runs to the contrary to the means

by which they turn a profit?


A vibrant relationship with the truth

requires a commitment

to vulnerability.


A vulnerability

that is willing to question

our preconceptions,

no matter how dearly they are cherished.


Rigidity is antithetical

to this vulnerability

and is integral to the defense


of our most cherished

hatreds and cravings.


Who can forget the Emperor,

within the second death star’s throne room

unctuously encouraging Luke Skywalker


with the now famous words,

“Yes, let your hate flow!”


I wonder,

what would he say

about our denial?





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