To those of you who never offend anyone: read no more. This is not the post for you.
For those, however, who go through life like some kind of possessed windmill that’s come unmoored from its foundations and goes blundering across the landscape, whacking and smacking and swinging indiscriminately, leaving wreckage and pain in its path: Hello. My name is Simcha Fisher, and I’m a windmill.
Which is to say, it’s a rare day when I don’t offend someone. Writing publicly is still new to me, and I’m trying to figure out my responsibility when someone’s offended. I’ve been thinking about apologies lately, and have discovered several categories:
1. The official apology for serious...READ MORE