What does it mean when we’re deeply uncomfortable with what someone else has said? Has a great wrong been done? Christian teaching highlights another (uncomfortable) possibility.
I chat with Greg Matsen of the Cwic show about Elder Holland’s BYU talk. We talk politics, CRT, religion and teaching policy. Fun to agree-and disagree-with him!
The devil has been using contention to harden hearts and blind minds since long before social media. Then, and now, it’s a great way to stop the most important conversations from happening.
Honest conversation about vaccination might be more challenging than any other issue. Why? And is it even worth trying?
It’s unethical to enact laws that take for granted that the evident purposes of one’s sex-specific embodiment are incidental to human happiness.
As black conservatives have become more vocal and popular, efforts to dismiss them have also increased. If we’re serious about diversity and inclusion we need to hear from all black voices, including those on the right.
How discussions are pre-loaded for failure.
A long report on racial equity was released by a BYU committee last week, eliciting widely disparate public responses. We summarize three competing interpretations being taken up here.
The basic bargain of democracy is that citizens mutually forswear political violence.
Disagreements over the integrity of our recent presidential election don’t appear to be going away anytime soon. In such a heated atmosphere, there is remarkably little comprehension (on either side) as to the nuances of their opponents’ actual beliefs. That’s where a map like this might just come in handy.
After another contentious Presidential election, Americans are feeling unsettled and angry. If you’re looking for a way to opt out of the rancor this holiday season, Tracy Hollister has some advice.