To be believed it is more important to understand how your audience understands truth than whether or not you are speaking it. Of course, liars and thieves rely on this. But sadly, all too often, those who would do good fail to even understand it.

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Ask the questions that are interesting to you. Something profoundly sad happens when we, instead, worry about what questions others would ask. Let communication find its root in you, then grow toward others who are able to hear the questions you ask–for they are asking them as well.

We desperately want people to hear and understand our narrative, but the vast majority never will. Nevertheless–or perhaps, therefore–we write.