Is this Clear Thinking

Don’t tackle the person.

The definition of disagree is: To disagree with someone/something.

Do we actually disagree with someone or with their thinking?

I say the latter.

Do we actually object with someone or to their behavior?

I say the latter, also.

So, can we agree with this that:

“I disagree with your thinking and object to the behavior it advocates”

Why is this important?

Because, in these times of polarized views and we tend to take disagreements personally,
I am advocating that we use this thinking and phrase to help us separate the person from their thinking and their behavior.

That is, it is just a reminder for us to tackle the thinking and the behavior and NOT the person.

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