This story answers many of the questions I have had over the years about liberal intolerance

This story answers many of the questions I have had over the years about liberal intolerance. It’s a real thing and I don’t think we can achieve the type of change we wish to see if we don’t recognize it in ourselves. In another article, they talk about empathy as the antidote – deeply listening and sharing our stories with those we perceive to be on “the other side”.
“Regardless of who has the more toxic intolerance, the fact remains that people have trouble getting along. What to do? “One of the most consistent ways to increase tolerance is contact with the other side and sharing the experience of working toward a goal”

6 thoughts on “This story answers many of the questions I have had over the years about liberal intolerance”

  1. I have REALLY struggled with this. I find myself so very disappointed in “the other side”. I think it’s discovering how different our values truly are. I’m working to see people as individuals again–and not just on a certain side. It’s so sad to see how far apart we all are. I suppose I have been guilty as chared…but I’m trying…

    1. Thank you for sharing Michelle. I think we all struggle with it and that is why it is so important to talk about it!

  2. I draw the line at any ideology that threatens our democracy and especially when it disenfranchises our most fragile citizens.

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