Is anger a moral response?

I recently attended a four-day gathering of 400-plus compassionate human beings, all united by a deep desire to heal our national and global divisions. And while it was in many ways a wonderful and spirited […]

Announcing the Pop the Bubble Workshop: The art and science of thinking together

For the past six months, following our “Road to DC” conversation tour that ended last February, I’ve been developing a half-day workshop called “Difficult Conversations: The Art and Science of Thinking Together.” On August 6th […]

“When you start shaking people’s belief systems, it’s gonna cause fear. ”

On the Road to DC—Bowling Green, KY (2): Trump had been in office one week when I met with several of the teaching staff—and one student—from Southcentral Kentucky Community College. None of them voted for Trump, […]

“We’re slowly starting to wake up and say, ‘wow, this shit really happened’.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 3) — In part three of our Durham, NC conversation we hear from Atrayus, founder, president and CEO of the non-profit Movement of Youth, which serves the “educational and social […]

“There’s a story about my life that no conversation is going to change.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 2) — In part two of our Durham, NC conversation with four young men, we hear from Charles: husband, father, mentor, banking executive and Duke University graduate. Among his siblings […]