I’m going to have to think about that, Michael. I don’t think I agree. I’d be more inclined to think that 1) everyone needs to exercise their Us muscles by expanding it just a bit and 2) everyone needs to try and tune in to when their Them radar tweaks in everyday interactions (work, shopping, etc.) I’m not talking about ideological unity of some sort but empathy. We’re working with empathy/antipathy neurobiological switch. Here’s an example of content aimed at expanding the Us muscles:

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Berkeley Backpacking Biz Lifer, System Builder, Coder, Community Organizer, Music and Evolutionary Biology Geek. Sign up and my projects at http://altabor.org/

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