This started this morning with wanting to post the video, "Born Again American," which is a wonderfully uplifting and touching song with a strong message about the current state of our country. I highly recommend the video.
And, I'd also like to recommend a TED Talk with psychologist Jonathan Haidt who has done a lot of study about differences between liberals and conservatives. It's interesting that the differences between the two groups on five basic value scales tend to be the same all around the world. The five value scales are:
- ingroup loyalty
Haidt's basic point is that we need both views and that it requires moral humility to understand that neither view is "wrong" and together we make a smarter country, a smarter world.
May it be a day of joy and connection for all of us.