Understanding the other side
Posted byon June 05, 2017 at 1:42 PM
Through Better Angels 15 politically diverse residents of southwest Ohio met for a total of 13 hours in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the "other side". On some issues they agreed to disagree and on other issues like paid parental leave they found considerable common ground. They found that they are less different and less hostile from one another than the media portrays.
“We say unanimously that real people are more complicated and appealing than the stereotypes we have of them.”
Read more here to see the groups individual commitments, proposed group commitments, and proposed community-wide commitments.