It is frightening, could be paralyzing if you let it get too deep. I can’t watch the news anymore. I get my info. from the paper now, it’s sad that most days I have to skip the entire front page, its fluff. People are so eager to perpetuate the cycle.
You have to look at it this way: You are raising your children in a happy and healthy environment. You as a teacher and your family will come into contact with some not so sane people, you provide joy, you defuse the anger, you spread joy.