Not too long ago, I had a live session in my danish group. I talked about how to be in this time and this life. One observation I have made is the duality in women past 60 years old who, on the one hand, fills her Facebook with puppies and grandchildren, and on the other hand, has the ugliest and foul language towards others on the same media.
This is something I have seen more and more lately. I talked about this one incident in politics posts, and a younger man answered, “ok, boomer.” This reply made this woman go absolutely insane. She ended her rant about ungrateful kids with “you ignorant no good stupid shitty curling child.”
What I talked about in my live session was the fact that I thought it must be so hard to be in a world of such duality. On the one hand, cute and loving and then the other almost grotesque aggressive words.
I talked about the world we live in that makes us do things that are hard to be in. One woman thought I was prejudicial. She said I had just shamed all women over 60 years. I know she was a woman over 60, so I guess I struck a nerve with her. What I talked about was based on what I saw and an observation. I do not think all women over 60 are like that, but I have seen more and more of this.
One of the thoughts I have on this is that you should never write anything you would not say face to face to people. If you are angry when you are going to write something, breathe and think about this.
Is it true?
Is it necessary?
Is it kind?
When you ask yourself those questions before posting anything, you are making the world a better place. If you cannot say yes to those questions, you will not come from a good place and not communicate anything loving.
Ask yourself if you would want to receive that kind of words. Be kind and loving; make the world a better place.
Read more on being together in this world here