The divisions among Americans are reaching a tipping point

The first step toward solving social ills is to understand people.  Our founders well understood that people are not inherently good, but they are redeemable.  That is the true condition of human nature.  The sooner that is recognized, the better society will become. Those who are most likely to read this commentary tend to be interested in academic subjects, social theories, and the arts and sciences.  They gravitate toward each other and usually avoid people outside their social and economic class. Most people, however, are not the least interested in these subjects.  Most people tend to be restricted to their own social circles, rarely interacting with people far outside their sphere.  The wealthy associate mostly with their peers, the poor with the poor, and people in the middle with their neighbors. Most people are only peripherally interested in the larger society, and only on certain...(Read Full Post)
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