Civility In The News

Love Your Enemies | Say No To Contempt

By March 4, 2021March 8th, 2021No Comments

By // American Enterprise Institute

America is being torn apart, but our problem isn’t one of incivility, intolerance, or even anger. Rather, the problem is contempt: the conviction that those who disagree with us are not just wrong, but worthless. In the second of three video lessons on how each of us can fight back against the bitterness that’s wrecking public discourse, Arthur Brooks explains why contempt is so destructive and offers three rules to follow in order to overcome contempt with warm-heartedness in our own lives.

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