Dichotomies are Dumbing Us Down as They Drive Us Apart

Why multiple perspectives, identities, and stories are worth fighting for

A Clash Between Two Certainties

We either want to get rid of faith or doubt, yet “we learn from both.”

We are losing the emphasis on multiplicity.

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There is no single issue that will right the world.

We must listen to each other’s experience.

Begin with two Ls: language and listening.

Members of democracies have rights AND duties.

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Too much exclusive emphasis on data.

Information is not knowledge is not wisdom.

Authoritarian regimes require a collective identity that erases individuality.

Don’t be afraid to look back.

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