This is a beautifully written article about something that I’ve thought about a lot of the last year. I would recommend that everyone give this blog a look and read her intriguing and insightful articles.
With the explosion of Social Media more people are writing than ever before. The topics all vary and the tones can be anything from light hearted and cute to serious feather ruffling essays and comments. The language we use may come from Webster’s Dictionary, but the voice in which we write can sometimes be straight from a politician’s playbook. In other words, some people merely engage to enrage.
Writing is an art and has the power to make one feel. If you cannot create feeling in your reader you have not done your job, but what feelings are appropriate? What feelings do you or can you create that have a positive impact on not only your reader, but on the conscience of the world? If we engage only to enrage it is worth noting that negativity often breeds more negativity and rarely results in anything worth sharing, embracing…
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