Have you ever skipped over a word you didn't understand, hoping to learn what it means later?
Is it possible to fit in so much with well-meaning people that we exclude those who Jesus specifically wants us to reach?
In the Bible, there seems to be good precedent for taking the time to explain the truth, and to listen to others carefully.
For those of us who speak before thinking, we have a role model who both struggled with this, and still found a way to contribute positively to history.
Sometimes, we just need to go back to what we know how to do. Who knows - like Peter, we might meet Jesus.