Adam Smith pointed out that the easiest way for businesses to earn profits is not by slashing costs and innovating but by agreeing among themselves not to compete
Silence about our differences — cultural and genetic — can be dangerous to your moral and physical health.
Eventually, conservatives will realize: If we want to preserve conservatism, we can’t be in the same party as the clan warriors. Liberals will realize: If we ant to preserve liberalism, we can’t be in the same party as the clan warriors.
“[The moral] high ground [of] the left cannot hold if it embraces subtle double standards… “
Susan Rice: “We lack civil discourse across ideological boundaries.”
…[O]n the odd occasion that people are exposed to each other as people,,., othering is hard to maintain. And that is the rare moment when human compassion and empathy can break out.