If you're like most people, you'll quickly pick a side or a point of view when you encounter an issue. We discussed several factors that often influence this process in our article, Picking a Side and Influencing Others. One key factor is the media, such as...read more
Picking a Side and Influencing Others How many people choose which side to take on issues. It isn't pretty.
How do you go about picking a side on an issue? You need to investigate the arguments on both sides. What are the claims of each side? Are they true? If I pick this side, is that better for me? Better for my family? Better for my country? What about the other side?...read more
Sexual assault is a simple issue on the one hand--just don't do it. But in so many ways it is one of the more complex issues we deal with today. It's a very important issue in our society and we must make reduce its frequency and improve attitudes towards women....read more
All those who think Black lives don't matter, raise your hands! That's nobody, I hope. All those who think some lives don't matter, raise your hands! That's nobody, too, I hope. Because all lives matter. So, if we're all in agreement, why is there so much outrage and...read more
Many people who see the world as black and white will immediately take their own usual side on any issue. Little thought is put into why they feel that way. Furthermore, without spending some thought on why other people feel differently, the sides don't understand...read more