It's just team sports now...


From the Intercept article: A New Study Shows How American Polarization Is Driven by a Team Sport Mentality, Not by Disagreement on Issues

“We just care about who’s winning in a given day. And that’s a really dangerous thing for trying to run a democratic government,” says the University of Maryland researcher who did this study.

She suggested a solution: Spend some time talking to your neighbors, friends, and loved ones about things besides politics.

This is true. The only way out of current situation is to talk to those we disagree with. We cannot succeed as a nation if our only goal is defeat our opponents or worse.

Do we still have the ability or the inclination to love our neighbor as ourselves?