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Not Just a Matter of Opinion, Concerns for Senior Citizens

Jun 28th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Among the protections of editorializing is that it has been perceived as a matter of opinion, written or stated by the author or spokesperson who is brave enough to state a position. Increasingly, some issues, that have been harbored under the umbrella of editorial, are really quite more than that. They may still be dismissed with the flippant, “oh well that is his or her opinion,” suggesting that the force of what is being said is really minimized by all of us having the “right” to our opinion.

What happens, however, when, out there in the public arena, more opinions begin to reflect similar sentiment? What happens when groups of people or large issues begin to shift in their perception by the body politic? What happens when the wave of opinion reflects more support on one side or the other? How does one cope with the paradigm shift that comes when your point of view is no longer sacrosanct?