In the wake of the Tuscon shooting, there seems to be a renewed interest in partisan political rhetoric – what’s helpful, what’s harmful. It’s got me thinking about partisan debates in general.
I think this article has some very interesting points about how you might find common ground with the “enemy”. It talks about the pro-lifer vs pro-choicers, and how they can speak to one another in a language that makes sense.
What pro-choicers could do to further a productive debate:
What pro-lifers could do:
Sitting down and talking calmly – it’s the new accusing-people-of-blood-libel.