Dialogue, Division, & Cultural Issues
Scroll down for some of my blog posts on this topic. In addition:
- My book Talking Across the Divide offers in-depth advice on handling differing worldviews in a polarized culture.
- You can bring me to speak to your group on dialogue, diversity, and disagreement.
- Additional posts on politics and sensitive issues are available as an exclusive to my Patreon patrons.
- Posts on faith and LGBTQ issues are on their own page.
Why do minority groups sometimes seem so loud and angry? Well, it’s all part of a cycle.
When you’re white, it’s tempting to think of racism as a thing of the past, from an era of segregated bathrooms. But it’s not all better, and we have a responsibility to do something about it.
I’ve dealt with more than my fair share of nasty, hurtful, and angry comments on the internet. Here’s how I’ve learned to respond to them.
This brilliant chart is from Kristen Myers, based on the original here.
This is the truth. From my friend Greg White, who posts some very funny comics (and other assorted art) on his blog right here.
A few thoughts on how deeply ingrained sexism is in our everyday culture, and why men need to be careful about treating our experiences as the standard for everyone.
My heart’s desire: to see us all be nicer to others, even the people we imagine to be indestructible because they’re famous or separated by a computer screen.
“The trouble with quotes on the internet is that people pass them around without ensuring that they’re genuine.” —Abraham Lincoln
(I’ve seen multiple versions of this one floating around the internet for several months now, so like any good netizen, I tweaked it to make it my own before making it Lincoln’s again.)
—Maya Angelou, quoted by CNN