March 21, 2007

We Are Teachers

So, every idea that we contend upon on this blog, I often share with friends and family to engage even more differing views. Yesterday I had two separate conversations with people. And while engaged in discussions, both of them made arguments using the exact phrases that you and I have come to as a result of discussions on this blog. The argument had become theirs. They weren't using my phrasing to be funny. Neither was aware that they were "stealing" our words. It had become truth for them, and they no longer recognized it as an idea, but their own viewpoint. I am telling you this not so much to glorify the discussions that we have here, but rather to say that the discussions you have anywhere do indeed matter. They do indeed change things. And whether or not you want to be one, you are a teacher.