We need forgiveness and mercy to return to our society if we want to see it mended. You cannot reconcile, nor would anyone look to do so, if there is no sense of mercy toward others.
“Teach me to feel another’s woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.”
Kyle Kashuv: Do you deserve to have your life ruined for something you said at age 16? I think not. So, today we talk about public figures that I believe deserved forgiveness and mercy, but didn’t receive it.
Rosanne Barr: We talk about what happens when someone says something they shouldn’t after moving into the public eye. How do we forgive and move on? When should we not do that?
James Gunn and Joy Reid: To show that these beliefs are not partisan in any way, I talk about two people I believe deserved a bit of grace and charity but didn’t receive any. How can we create a standard that we can hold our political opponents to?