Dec 6, 2022 • 55M

How to Be Anti-Tribal (Robert Wright & Mónica Guzmán)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

0:00 Mónica’s book I Never Thought of It That Way, about how to have “bridge-building” conversations
1:41 Why Mónica’s immigrant parents support(ed) Trump
7:02 Barriers to getting bridge-building buy-in
15:37 Understanding vs. the need to be understood
21:58 Bridge-building 101
27:39 Is understanding a slippery slope to excusing?
33:35 The underrated bridge-building power of curiosity
43:44 Does the media fuel or just reflect our divisions?
43:40 The limits of bridge-building

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mónica Guzmán (Braver Angels). Recorded December 01, 2022.

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