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Conversation in an Angry Age with David Smith

Presented by Humanities Washington

2019-09-21 17:00:00 2019-09-21 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Conversation in an Angry Age with David Smith At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Darrington Library

Saturday, September 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-21 17:00:00 2019-09-21 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Conversation in an Angry Age with David Smith At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Darrington Library

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends?

Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging into the root causes of both civility and incivility, Smith explores how we can have meaningful, respectful conversations on notoriously difficult topics like politics, religion, and morality. In our increasingly polarized political environment, Smith provides participants with tools needed to embark upon more thoughtful, fruitful discussions,

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