Why My Liberal Friends Make Me Nuts

Talk about the excepted rules of a rational discussion. Maybe contrast that today, to the rules of at least a civil discussion. What are the rules of a civil discussion? Probably not willing to change your mind but at least having some empathy for the other position and the rational basis of the other position These types of discussions Follow the rules of therapy more closely they do the rules of rational academic discussion Empathy and reflective questioning Analogous to the fact you’re not going to change The way someone feels about their mother. But you can make them reflective of what they feel and think Our positions today more about how a person feels about an issue with the actual rational foundation of the position It seems with the Internet, that there are more than enough facts justify any position So how do we decide? Has reality become a psychological event Is there a place for Plato and Aristotle here

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