Biden’s Call for Unity Was a Pragmatic Plea, not a Moral Argument

Michael Austin
Dialogue & Discourse
5 min readNov 9, 2020

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It’s time to put away the harsh rhetoric. To lower the temperature. To see each other again. To listen to each other again. To make progress, we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy. We are not enemies. We are Americans. The Bible tells us that to everything there is a season — a time to build, a time to reap, a time to sow. And a time to heal. This is the time to heal

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Michael Austin
Dialogue & Discourse

Michael Austin is a former English professor and current academic administrator. He is the author of We Must Not Be Enemies: Restoring America’s Civic Tradition