HOW TO TALK ABOUT HARD TOPICS
Most of us were raised to believe that tolerance is a good thing, but is it enough or just the bare minimum? In our latest episode, TED speakers explore how to move beyond tolerance to a place of deeper understanding. http://n.pr/1r498W8
- •Why conservatives and liberals need each other. http://n.pr/1VGNrZjSocial scientist Arthur Brooks explains how conservatives and liberals can cooperate to overcome gridlock and build a better economy.
- •How we can have more candid conversations about race. http://n.pr/2146WubDiversity advocate Vernā Myers makes a powerful case for acknowledging our subconscious biases and assumptions about others.
- •Is the key to depoliticizing abortion an approach called “pro-voice?” http://n.pr/1NnRuXhThe strong emotions sparked by abortion leave little room for thoughtful debate. To cut through the tension, Aspen Baker says we should openly tell — and listen to — stories about women who had abortions or decided not to.
- •Could the key to peace in the Middle East be...tourism? http://n.pr/22TnfcISocial entrepreneur and educator Aziz Abu Sarah describes how he came to lead tours in which Jews, Muslims, and Christians cross contested borders to spend time in each others cultures.