Articles: Insightful | Interesting | Just Relevant

These are interesting, relevant articles on the topic, in no particular order.

Essay (2010): Are We Becoming a Nation of Intolerance?
What's the Answer to Political Polarization in the U.S.?
Article series (2014): WaPo has whole series on polarization. See links on bottom of page, here:
This is the real reason why American politics is so polarized, according to an expert
(2015) Toleration Is Postmodern-Speak For Bigotry
(2015) Why Tolerance Is Different Than Acceptance
(2012) Trends in the Polarization of U.S. Politics
(2014) Amidst Extreme Political Polarization, the Average American Goes Unrepresented
Graphic: Dem/GOP polarization over time.
(2014) How ideological activists constructed our polarized politics.
(2014) The real extremists are American voters, not politicians.
(2014) Polarization we can live with. Partisan warfare is the problem.
(2014) How race and religion have polarized American voters.
(2017) Political Polarization Is A Psychology Problem
Opinion (2017): A Fake America: Cultural Fragmentation and Polarization
Essay (2014): Polarization Is Dividing American Society, Not Just Politics
Studies Show That People Who Have High “Integrative Complexity” Are More Likely To Be Successful
Article (2018): On Chua: After being the 'Tiger Mom', Amy Chua turns to political tribalism
(2017) MSNBC Panel on declining civil discourse
Wikipedia on Toleration
Wikipedia: Polarization (politics)
Wikipedia Search: Paradox of tolerance
Wikipedia Search: Polarization (economics)
Wikipedia Search: Cognitive dissonance
Wikipedia Search: Cognitive Inertia
Wikipedia Search: Confirmation bias
Wikipedia Search: Identity politics
Wikipedia Search: Deindividuation
Wikipedia Search: Social identity model of deindividuation effects
Wikipedia Search: Social identity theory
Wikipedia Search: Ethnocentrism
Wikipedia Search: civil discourse
Wikipedia Search: Open-mindedness
Wikipedia Search: Tribalism
Wikipedia Search: Parochialism
Wikipedia Search: Filter Bubble
Wikipedia Search: False consensus effect
Wikipedia Search: Communal reinforcement
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Toleration
Video: Yale Law professor explains the rise of political tribalism

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