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Be right with class

There’s a difference between making moral judgments and expressing those judgments in a moral fashion

Just as there is a right and a wrong, there’s also a right way to be right and a wrong way to be right.

Good standards are not immune from poor delivery.

Jesus taught his disciples to be “wise as serpents, but harmless as doves.”

Ram Dass was fond of saying “you can be right, but you don’t have to be so righteous about it.”

There’s also an Indian Proverb that says “once you’ve cut off a person’s nose, there’s no use in giving them a rose to smell.”

Here’s today’s two cents:

Stand up for what you believe is right, but remember that the point of standing up isn’t for YOU to be seen, it’s for the TRUTH to be seen. If you sincerely believe in right and wrong, then don’t let self-righteousness, snobbishness, or obnoxiousness get in the way of other people hearing the value in your message.

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  1. True. You can never tell someone the truth, you need to guide people to the truth (and sometimes in the process discover the falsehood hidden in your own truth).

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