I posted this Medium piece the morning of Aug 11:
Conflict is actually a really good thing… but I didn’t see that until I learned how to mine it’s treasures.medium.com
Later that eve, the tiki torch march through Charlottesville took place, and then… well… we all know what happened, and who failed to condemn it, etc.
In that post, I offer up some simple tools to employ in our efforts to get past positions and see the interests beneath.
Also, a few weeks later I published this post on why spending time with people you haven’t met (and disagree with) is one of the best things we can do:
Charlottesville and its fallout has irreparably wounded the body politic in North America and beyond.medium.com
I hope these pieces help add to your great resources and this conversation.