We’re living in one of the most polarizing moments of human history.
Everyone has access to more information than ever, everyone has an opinion, and many of us are actually less likely to have our minds changed even when presented with new information on various topics than ever before.
Being dead-set in our beliefs without the willingness to explore other options, opinions and educating ourselves on the opposite of what we currently believe is a very one-dimensional way of living, and makes it difficult to have empathy or compassion.
We allow everything from our natural instinct towards confirmation bias to simply not wanting to hear a differing opinion get in the way of opening ourselves up to explore new ways of thinking, and examining situations from entirely different angles than the one we tend to take most often.
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And to wrap things up, I’m giving you 6 ways (plus a bonus 7th!) to move past thinking in black and white terms, and to instead get used to the very uncomfortable exploration of the grey area.
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