I never ask for more than I deserve
You know it’s the truth
You seem to think you’re God’s gift to this earth
I’m tellin’ you, no way
You ought to be thankful for the little things,
but little things are all you seem to give
You’re always putting off what we can do today
Soap opera says, you’ve got one life to live
Who’s right, who’s wrong?
— Janet Jackson, “What Have You Done For Me Lately?”
Often times, heated, emotional arguments can dissolve or lose steam a lot faster if we can just get out of the mentality that someone has to be right, and someone has to be wrong; that there is a winner and a loser.
If you live in the Eastern hemisphere and I live in the U.S., and we answer the question, “Is it day or night?” We will probably have different answers but we’ll both be right. A lot of things just depend on your perspective. Continue reading