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Braver Angels Faith-Sponsored Workshop: Depolarizing Within

October 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For people of faith, civil discourse begins in recognizing the image of God in our conversation partner. Since we are all children of God, our approach should involve mutual respect. Respect, not agreement, is an essential key for a healthy discussion. This workshop addresses how we may inadvertently be complicit in, or possibly even encourage, political polarization

The Depolarizing Within Workshop is designed to foster skills to help you lessen the effects of polarization when you encounter them in your political conversations. Note that by “polarization,” we are not referring to healthy disagreements over issues or philosophy. We are talking about how we regard and talk about large groups of ordinary people on the other side of the political aisle.

This workshop is for anyone interested in examining their own inner polarization and learning strategies to disagree without condemning or ridiculing others.

Goals of the workshop are to teach participants:

  • How to be more aware of their own “inner polarizer”
  • How to be critical without demonizing, dismissing or stereotyping large swaths of the population
  • Strategies for intervening constructively in social conversations with like-minded peers when these conversations veer into contempt and ridicule for people who hold other political views.

Braver Angels is America’s largest organization that brings conservatives and progressives together on equal terms to understand our differences, find common ground where it exists, and help the country we all love find a better way.

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October 7, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Cathedral of St. Philip
2744 Peachtree Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30305
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