02/28/13 - 5:04pm
By powerfully voicing an opinion, the minority can easily drown out the opinion of the majority. This fact stresses the importance of finding a way to hear everyone’s opinion when there are decisions to make that affect the entire community. When it comes to the subject of bears on the Kenai Peninsula, we have all heard a variety of opinions about their presence, some more often than others. However, does that necessarily mean the majority of residents feel the same way?
“Bears go with the territory — their presence is welcome until they inflict damage.”