I've worked as a journalist. I know that strife, conflict and controversy drive the news. How else could an obscure pastor of a small congregation have dominated media outlets for two weeks by threatening to publically burn copies of the Quran?
Our egos love opportunities to make ourselves right and make others wrong; to invalidate others' opinions and justify our own; to find the guilt in others' actions while excusing the hurtful things we do ourselves. Whether we as citizens… Continue