Perhaps here are some alternative messages we can learn from this:
- We rarely change each other’s minds by arguing (debating, lecturing, etc.) or bashing bottles over people’s heads.
- We can learn a lot by listening to and considering someone else’s perspective for 10 minutes.
- We can (and must) get along even when we disagree.
- We’re never really going to be on the same page in terms of morals, opinions, standards, etc. That’s life. But… see #3