Whether it’s joy or anger, we’re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones.
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Building understanding in a world of hate and division
Simplistic thinking is harming your relationships, health, and decisions. Here's what you can do about it.
The last topic you’d imagine to be explosively controversial is sitting still and peacefully watching our thoughts. You’d be wrong. How does every issue become contentious?
How do conflicts like that about GMOs become so polarized? What can we learn from this for when we're in any kind of tough conversation?
Some research on the messy challenges surrounding language choices, "political correctness," and rising polarization.
Surprising evidence suggests that how we approach others can make positive and fulfilling interactions more likely.
Matthew Legge is the author of Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division. He is a Peace Program Coordinator at Canadian Friends Service Committee.