Born With Us vs. Them Tendencies, We Can Overcome Differences

Born With Us vs. Them Tendencies, We Can Overcome Differences

The older I get the more intrigued I become with where we derive knowledge and what shapes our view of the world. Apparently we are born with an innate predisposition to favor those who are similar to us (more on that later in this post). Fortunately we also have the capacity to expand our thinking, as evidenced by the friendship of these two smiling women. That’s me on the left. On the right, J, one of my best friends. We met nearly 25 years ago before we had any inkling…