And I do mean respect, not like the phrase “with all due respect” confers; which is none at all.
Telling the truth does not alas, spare you from having to remember lies.
Because what other people say and do is part of the overall tale.
People convincing you that your version is incorrect is gaslighting.
Something Mr Twain knew a lot about both as a literary and a literal street light illumination.
Because there’s a difference between what is a “version” – one’s subjective perspective interpreting not only facts, but patterns and situations.
There are the objective facts. then there is interpretation.
ironically, you need to really understand multiculturalism
to get that at every possible and probable level
Telling tales of varying scope and magnitude
the telling is the tell
if the tale is true or tall