Editor’s Note

"The answer to intolerance is not more intolerance."

Some people say the hardest thing to do in the world is to try and change someone’s mind. I think the hardest thing to do, is to make someone understand.

I started Citizenobsessed back in 2018, because I noticed a huge disconnect between discussion and tolerance. There wasn’t a platform where diversity in thought was encouraged. It always seemed like you had to belong to one side or another to have your views validated, and something felt distinctively off with that concept. I also wanted to create a space where any kind of hypocrisy from any person or establishment could be called out regardless of political affiliation.

We don’t pander to culture, demographic groups, socioeconomic status, race or gender. As a great man once said, ‘while we don’t promise equal outcome, we strive to deliver equal opportunity.’

In my opinion, there should be an outlet where vastly opposing opinions can co-exist and where EVERYONE can express them freely, be held accountable for them, expect to have them challenged, and where no one is really one hundred percent comfortable but everyone is always welcome, and that’s what Citizenobsessed is.

Live and let live, just listen and challenge your own perspective, and be willing to learn.

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