Our Dividing Moment–Understanding The Matrix of Polarization

Our Dividing Moment–Understanding The Matrix of Polarization
Note: This is Part 1 of a Two-part Post. A coworker is silently angry with a colleague for voting against his candidate. An upper middle class woman emotionally volleys back and forth with her neighbor on their different votes in this past election. On Sunday, November 13,  many Pastors led their congregations in prayers of thanksgiving over the results of this election, yet just as many led prayers of lament. On election night, a woman of colo

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Did you know your brain is built with a greater sensitivity to negative information than it is to positive? Apparently, mine is too.  It's as if your brain automatically amplifies negative messages and puts positive messages on silence. It's called the negativity bias. Click here to read more about the brain's negativity bias. Yet according to WebMD, “although some studies do show that negative emotions are more powerful than positive ones right when th