Morgan Michaels


Reason


My dear, when people disagree with you
Must you conclude they dislike you?
That view's irrational
And horrendously self-indulgent.
Can't people like you
Yet be free to form reasonable conclusions?
The people who think, that is, the undistractible?
Diversity of thinking is no different than diversity of culture.
Disagreement, dislike?
Such a bundling subverts logic-
Subversion of logic being
The only valid occasion of dislike.

Submitted: Friday, July 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013
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