When we go out to eat at a nearby restaurant, shop in local stores or attend a high school ballgame, do you know what never happens?
Nobody yells at us.
Nobody takes a chair at our dinner table and begins to lecture us.
Nobody stops our shopping cart and tells us how we’re doing it all wrong.
For the most part, people are kind and considerate, and in matters of conflict or questioning, they seem to display behavior that is more helpful than blaming or damaging.
But our behavior in public is so vastly different from the behavior that is seen on social media and online forums.
Imagine walking up to a person you don’t know enjoying a vanilla ice cream and attacking them verbally while accusing them of hating chocolate ice cream. It would never happen. But somehow that be