back to top
Community

CopsOnCamera253

The media controls how they represent a situation. We need more truth and less information manipulation.

Posted on

1. Be Accepting

Try not to jump to conclusion without trying to judge the individuals involved
Iqoncept / iQoncept - Fotolia

Try not to jump to conclusion without trying to judge the individuals involved

2. Be Forgiving

3. Try to understand what they are going through

Attempting to see a situation through someone else's eyes can really change your perspective.

4. You know what they say about "assuming"

It's easy to see clips of a situation and quickly assume what is going on but it is far better to find all the facts

It's easy to see clips of a situation and quickly assume what is going on but it is far better to find all the facts

5. Be sure you have all the facts straight

Good sources and knowing the whole situation is important before you take a stance on a situation

6. Question what people claim as fact

With social media and fake news, people now have to take time to consider what is actually fact.

With social media and fake news, people now have to take time to consider what is actually fact.

7. We are all people

People make mistakes, we are all human maybe we should not be so quick to condemn

8. Don't generalize

It's easy to take a few cases of police misconduct and take that to represent all law enforcement.

It's easy to take a few cases of police misconduct and take that to represent all law enforcement.

9. There are two sides to every story the truth lies somewhere in between

This is something I have heard growing up. In most cases two people will tell two sides to the same story and the truth will be some combination of the stories

This is something I have heard growing up. In most cases two people will tell two sides to the same story and the truth will be some combination of the stories

10. Try to spread the truth

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!