Start By Listening

Prompt: People | Word Count: 100 words exactly | Genre: flash fiction

June 3, 2020

People are people. Regardless of their ethnicity, religion or any other characteristic. Let’s just all agree on that to start. Next let’s agree that we don’t and never have realized that idea. Now, we need to figure out how to make that happen. That’s the work we need to do. Even if it hurts. Even if it’s uncomfortable. Even if we think we know. We don’t. So let’s listen to what is being said. Not argue. Not justify. Not talk. Listen. Very Deeply. Learn. Ingest. Only then can we begin to act in accordance with what we agree should be.

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