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Who's Right

Sunday, July 12, 2020

I'm constantly feeling caught between hearing people having 2 different points of view but both convinced they are right and the other person is wrong.
My daughter shared an analogy. 2 people look at a quarter. The one only sees the head side and the other only the tail side. They both describe in detail what they see. Who's right?
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  • L*I*T*A*
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    24 days ago
  • PICKIE98
    Compromise and respect are needed. Putting the quarter on it's side nd giving it a spin, is the key. Both sides have valid points and purposes. My Dad taught me that lesson.
    25 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/13/2020 10:43:56 AM
  • ARNETTELEE
    Although both are correct, the quarter needs to be put on one side and both should describe the same object. Also, you should be able to give your own opinion, and that would be correct in your eyes.
    25 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/13/2020 6:49:45 AM
  • DEE107
    its a different of opionion good luck
    25 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    Both are right from their own point of view. They have to be willing to listen to the other side to understand what they are thinking. Depending on what's being discussed reputable research might bring more enlightenment to the subject.
    25 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    I have to say in my own life wisdom crept in when I wasn't looking LOL I have decided the best thing to do is don't engage. 😐 ....As an example my older brother called me And began to rant and rave Over Political views and rather than voice my point of view, I said I do not discuss politics with anyone because when People don't agree it can divide families and separate friends so I choose not to. He did not like my answer because I think he really wanted to argue but I stand my ground with anyone Regarding that matter or religion.
    But back to the question of who is right or wrong? It is my opinion only that both are wrong to get into a discussion where it's clearly going to become heated. Just saying.
    25 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/12/2020 9:02:25 PM
  • ALEXSGIRL1
    emoticon we have to be willing to learn what the other is saying and why they are saying it and how we can acknowledge that we learned from their view
    25 days ago
  • MILPAM3
    Remember what happened in the OT when every man did what was right in his own eyes.
    WWJD?
    25 days ago
  • DEBANNE1124
    Both are right.
    25 days ago
  • USMAWIFE
    its like which came first.. the chicken or the egg
    25 days ago
  • GABY1948
    That is a great analogy!!! Smart daughter you have. Keep meditating on it until you are shown the answer!
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    25 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    That's when, sometimes, it helps to listen first to what the other's POV is. If you're still unconvinced, I say, agree to disagree.

    Because of the widely differing opinions in my family, it is simply safer to avoid discussing some topis.


    25 days ago
  • TOKIEMOON
    It does seem to be in the eye of the beholder. If possible, find some middle ground. If not, agree to disagree.

    25 days ago
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