As a parent, I know the importance of having my words match my actions. Otherwise, we are simply viewed by our children as hypocrites. This is no less true for those involved in social movements. A recent example of the disconnect between the message and the “bringers of the message” is this article on environmental pollutants that evidences why there is so much anger by those who are not the privileged or the elite.
Read here: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/06/15/from-uber-drivers-to-zuckerbergs-security-officers-palo-alto-has-an-idling-problem/
At at time when tempers are so easily inflamed, perhaps all of us should be making efforts to walk the talk… and tread lightly as we do.