31 Jan Susan’s Sound Advice #119
Last evening, I was “tagged” in a photo from an event a while back. I noticed some rude comments made by someone I didn’t know and in another language. Strangely enough, I was able to figure out the words being said, even before I put it through “google translate”. After translating it, I was stunned by the rudeness and cruelty. What stunned me more than the rude comments was the fact that the host of the picture didn’t delete these comments, but thought them witty enough to keep in tact. Making fun of others, laughing at them, calling names – these are all the things that most of us were taught was wrong. Yet, so many still take any opportunity to poke fun at others.
Scoffing at others is a sign of weakness. Instead of poking fun at others, why don’t these same people improve themselves? Mocking and poking fun at others only serves to create hate and pain. I don’t mean this post to be a lecture, but I can’t stress enough the importance of being kind to each other. Laughing at others is hurtful, and your words may seem funny to you and those who may be impressed with that kind of banter, but, it is really quite painful to those on the receiving end. Think before you hurt another human being. We are all on this planet together. Live to help others, not hurt them. We all have different styles…. Live and Let Live!