You need information to process and analyze the matters. It’s crucial that you know facts and necessary information before making any judgment. In the novel “Snow falling on cedars”, Ismael- one of the protagonists of the story- argued with his mother about the whether Kabuo Miyamoto is guilty or not.
“‘You said yourself the trial isn’t over,’ Ishmael’s mother pointed out. ‘The defense hasn’t made its case yet, but you’re all ready to convict. You’ve got the prosecutor’s set of facts, but that might not be the whole story- it never is, Ishmael. And besides, really, facts are so cold, so horribly cold- can we depend on facts by themselves?’” (Guterson 345)
You can’t always rely on facts only. Sometimes, that is just one side of the story, but not the whole thing. You need to listen and comprehend with the other side of the story. Don’t stay in your bubbles, open your mind and heart to others because you’ll be amazed by the results. Ishmael’s mother realized that facts are cruel and cold so she tried to help her son understand and guide him to the right