How do you close Pandora’s Box?

This is why I can no longer separate politics from the person.

Who you choose to vote for reflects what you believe in and what you stand for as a person. If you choose to vote for hate, choose to vote for someone who actively encourages violence against minorities, or in some cases, actively pushes for legislation that hurts minorities, how am I supposed to reconcile that with you being a “good” person in any way? If you’re willing to ignore (or worse enjoy) all the harm inflicted on the already suffering “other” because it doesn’t directly affect you or anyone in your circle or because their policies benefit you in some way, how am I to consider you a person who has any empathy? Surely even a person with a modicum of humanity and empathy in them would see what’s wrong in voting for these people, especially when you have alternatives that, despite their own flaws, would not inflict such cruelty?

Pandoras Box Painting via Painting Valley / CC-BY NC 4.0

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