“[I]f you can’t make your opponent’s point for them, you don’t truly grasp the issue. We can bemoan political gridlock and a divisive media all we want. But we won’t truly progress as individuals until we make an honest effort to understand those that are not like us. And you won’t convince anyone to feel the way you do if you don’t respect their position and opinions.”
BRI is for broadening the civil discourse. Blanda provides good advice on how to achieve that.
The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb