Dividing A Community
Original post made by Disheartened, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on May 30, 2010
I really have to say that although I believe strongly in our first amendment rights, I have become so disheartened at what is being posted in such a public forum, particularly the last thread about Furlough Days.
Now is a time of frustration as our once strong economy is taking a big sigh and trying to pick itself back up. In these difficult times, you must really ask yourself if you are going to be part of the problem or part of the solution. So many of these threads are dividing the community in a time when we should be coming together. Everyone is out to "get mine" and step on everyone's heads on their climb up the ladder.
There is a very wise children's book out there called, "Have You Filled A Bucket Today?" It's about how we each have "invisible buckets". You can either fill each other's bucket by doing good and kind thing or you can be bucket "dipper" and dip into each other's buckets, leaving people feeling empty and hurt. So next time you think about posting, think about what kind of person you want to be.
Bucket Dipper................... Bucket Filler????
P.S. You really shouldn't post anything on here that you wouldn't want posted on the front page of the newspaper with your name attached. Karma is a ***** so think twice about who you are attacking and why.