In our premiere episode we interviewed people from all walks of life to find out which political/social topics they were most passionate about. The responses were varied, as expected, and most people seemed to hold certain topics near and dear to their heart. When asked about how often the same people discussed those passions with others, however, we found a major underlying problem: Our Fear of Disagreement > Our Passions. Or so it seems.
Studies, Resources & Continued Reading
Study: Political Disagreement: The survival of diverse opinions within communication networksRobert Huckfeldt, Paul E. Johnson, John Sprague
Study: Does disagreeing lead to more deliberative opinion? Vincent Price, Joseph N. Cappella & Lilach Nir
Article: How Family Communication Can Influence Our Political Identities Lindsay Hoffman , Huffington Post
Study: Disagreeing about disagreement , Casey A. Klofstad, Anand Sokhey, Scott D McClurg
Article: Polarization Chart , Washington Post
Article: Agree to Disagree Nicholas Clairmont, BigThink.com