How to Bridge Political Divides

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How to Bridge Political Divides

Reframe your argument to reflect the other side’s values.

Compromise is key to getting anything done in politics. But in our highly polarized world, how do you persuade rivals to seek common ground?

Professor Robb Willer found that politicians who craft a message that reflects their opponents’ moral values are more likely to open minds.

Robb Willer

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