When we fail to question our own ideas or entertain other points of view, we place ourselves in a box. This leads to inflammatory stories about others and creates disharmony. Disdain, animosity and hatred for those with differing opinions are sure signs of limited black-and-white thinking. Us and them thinking may feel good momentarily, but it creates unsolvable conflicts when we think the other side is too ignorant to understand ‘the truth’. In a world that is far more nuanced than internet memes and one-liners, there’s only one approach that will create the kind of world we want…

Open-mindedness.