This post was originally part and parcel of “Numbers in Adoption Reunions; How Many People Get Told NO?
This belief is based in argumentum ad populum: the idea that a view gains more validity with more adherents.
Those whose personal world view is closer to the societal norm have had that view validated repeatedly by others in agreement; thus, their idea of their personal world view as “objective truth” has been repeatedly reinforced.
Just an imperfect human being doing the best I can.
I am constantly learning, listening and questioning.
Other than commentary on societal norms, logical fallacies, and defensiveness on the part of the invalidator, I claim no original ideas or copyright. This entry was posted in Communication Skills, Emotional Fulfillment, Honesty & Deception, Relationship Safety & Security, Validation and tagged communication, conversation, honesty, listening, trust, validation.