Persecution mentality

Religious and non-religious people alike could benefit from reading Ken Brown’s new post, “Persecuted on every side“.

I know I’ve fallen into the victim mentality once or twice. It’s always turned out that I over-reacted. There are real victims in this world, and if we’re too quick to paint ourselves as persecuted, we make less of real suffering.

I find it fruitful to read one or two blogs by people like Ken, who disagree with me on important points, to keep myself somewhat balanced. Does anyone else do this? Can you recommend good blogs or posts that convey religious experiences, non-vegetarian arguments, anti-Linux sentiment?


2 Responses to “Persecution mentality”

  1. Ken Brown Says:

    Thanks for the link! I too try to read at least a few blogs by people who see things very differently from me (including yours); it helps keep me honest and offers plenty of food for thought!

  2. Sacked for being Christian? « Friendly Humanist Says:

    […] to overstate the oppression that the actual incident implies. We are all prone to falling into a persecution mentality. For some further, highly relevant context, consider the following details. (I’m getting […]

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