Television hosts tell joke after joke at the expense of others. News analysts make their living pointing out the weaknesses of leaders and politicians. Politicians take to Twitter and lambast people, often with a smug and self-righteous attitude. And lots of people you know seem to get great joy out of belittling others – even if they add, “Bless her heart” right after they say it. Something happens to you if you choose to become part of this culture of degradation. You morph and become someone you don’t want to be – negative, cruel and building yourself up at the expense of others. What is more, you become someone God has not created you to be, which breaks God’s heart. So here’s something to think about. Are you testing positive or negative when it comes to what you say about others?