One of the most destructive forces I’ve witnessed in current political and cultural discourse is the assertion of certainty. The sense that “my views are correct and must be defended no matter what!” is resulting in the endless clashes of rhetoric and, in many tragic cases, actual violence.
This 10min chat focuses on the psychological tool that can neutralize the plague if only enough people adopt it.
It takes some inner strength and a realistic view of knowledge to do this, but the reward is improved discourse and relationships with opposing opinions.
(Note – the climate change podcast mentioned is unavailable)