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"When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don't stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high."
Those are Michele Obama's words spoken during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. And it got me to thinking, what does it look like to "go high"?
I hear those words encouraging us to respond to name calling, insults, labeling and other disconnecting communication by following the practice of Compassionate Communication and connecting to our values.
If someone calls me "stupid" for my opinions, I could say...more...