“There are really only 2 emotions. Love and Fear. Which one will you choose today? Let me start. I choose love. It is fear that causes people to push away another person...it is our fear of those that we really don't know that leads to assumptions about people we really don't know. Love, on the other hand, acknowledges other people. Love is not soft. It does not mean passive agreement. But it does mean acknowledging that each and every human person deserves to belong, to participate, to contribute and to succeed in our society. Love is the answer to fear.
Eden Prairie High School principal, Conn McCartan, decided to choose love over fear and challenged his students and school to do the same in this morning announcement the day after the 2016 election.