In this section I lay out my current point of view on causes, potential solutions and what success at addressing this challenge looks like.

Point of View: > Background | Defining the Problem | Causes | Solutions | What is Success?

I do not yet have a confident point of view on this.  I have plenty of ideas, but in the interest of avoiding creating lightning rods before I’m even confident if they are worth discussing, I will demur until more qualified to speak to solutions.

Next > Well, when one does solve this, what does that success look like?

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Divisive partisanship is preventing us from accomplishing “jack.”

Americans’ propensity to quickly leap to negative prejudgements of ideological opponents poisons our ability to interact with the teammates we need to advance our personal and national goals.

We’re going to fix that.

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Thoughts from across the aisle...

“You know, I went right at those things — guns, God, and Trump — and I was very moved by what I found there. I hope that people who watch the show will feel the same kind of empathy and respect, and will be able to walk in somebody else’s shoes, or imagine walking in somebody else’s shoes, for a few minutes in the same way that hopefully they do with one of my other shows.”

— Anthony Bourdain, on his “Parts Unknown” segment covering West Virginia