Learn from what you find, if it helps

It’s possible that the author has a different upbringing than you do. It’s possible that the example on the screen doesn’t match your experience. It’s possible that you don’t like someone’s politics, but they’re currently doing something interesting…

If you can learn something, learn it.

It’s tempting to box off all the incoming, to divide it by provenance and to ignore any insight, wisdom or lesson that comes from a questionable/foreign/unfamiliar source.

But it’s free. Hiding from it means we can’t benefit from it.

We’re more likely to learn from diversity than we are from homogeneity.


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