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Healthier Divisiveness?

Friday, September 16th, 2016

In listening to all the political sausage manufactured by both parties, we have all grown tired of the same old party lines. Racial differences, party differences, class warfare and religious differences are dangerous and divisive techniques that are at odds with our organizing principle of e plurbis unum. I have pondered this debate from both sides. Where can we find common ground and a shared objective? The “us vs them” perspective is fundamental to human nature and to political debate. Here is my half-baked idea for channeling this natural divisiveness into something more constructive.