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Conversations to Promote Peace in Times of Fear 1/4: Intolerance, Hate Speech, and Boundaries

I had many initial reactions to the bombings in Paris. One of them was this: I’m about to hear some very hateful speech. There is a group of people whose views are extreme, rigid, and very intolerant. They are a minority, but in a fear-based climate, their voice becomes a roar. Here are some things I’ve noticed about their thinking: Views are rigid and do not change with new information…. Read Article →