The Big Questions with Big John is an interview show where our own Big John gets the opportunity to have conversations with interesting people from all walks of life.
In this episode, Big John chats with conflict resolution expert Prof. Frederick T. Golder of the Massachusetts School of Law. Prof. Golder is the author of Reaching Common Ground: A Comprehensive Guide to Conflict Resolution, available on Amazon.com.
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04:10 The causes of the deep polarization in the U.S.
07:45 Do libertarians contribute to the polarization?
11:30 Juxtaposition of ideologies in today’s society
19:30 Dealing with people we find disagreeable
20:40 Three traps to avoid
30:00 Are we moving to a homogeneous society?
32:45 Can every conflict be resolved?
40:00 The importance of finding common ground
48:15 The future is unwritten
51:00 Silly Questions