How to have better political conversations
We’ve all been in political arguments where both sides are deeply entrenched in their views and unwilling to budge an inch. In the heat of conflict, it may seem like your opponent lacks logic or evidence, but recent research points to a different problem: We’re not recognizing each other’s values.
In a recent article, UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center explains how to speak your opponent’s language. One hint: Arguing for your own values is unconvincing.