You can be happy, or you can be right
“A fanatic is someone who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.”
If you want a different life, filled with inner peace and outer love, then learn to listen to those around you. Let ‘em in, and let ‘em teach you. You’ll be amazed at your own growth, and at the invitations you’ll start to receive.
If, however, you believe you’re called to take a stand, delivering the bold, bald truths no one wants to hear, then keep yourself out on the extremes. Keep polarizing every news story, keep ignoring any exceptions to your exactitudes, and keep blocking out all those might disagree.
If you choose the latter, though, don’t be surprised if your life begins to resemble a prophet’s. (They usually die alone.)
Peace begins with pause,