How to Train Your Brain to See Beyond Us Versus Them
A Monthly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being Blog
Published March 21st, 2017
Both research and common sense corroborate that fear of losing a sense of our own identity can drive bias into prejudice and antipathy. This dynamic is at work in everything from geopolitical conflict to minor spats with friends, partners, and loved ones.
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