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We partner with communities to bring principles of a better argument to practice.
"I came in thinking that people are tired of these conversations. I'm leaving thinking there is room to convene more people about these topics."
In Detroit, participants talked about the tensions between newcomers and longtime residents.Read story
"It's time for conversations to reach out to everyday people, the people we don't normally see."
In Denver, participants talked about tensions created by the tech boom.Read story
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN
“A rush to reunion can entrench injustice.”
Eric Liu makes the case for having Better Arguments.Read story
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Two weeks from today! Join us on Tuesday, December 13 for Better Arguments: Principles to Practice, a two-hour interactive workshop. Our theme will focus on the Better Arguments principle “Embrace Vulnerability.” #ArgueBetter
Better Arguments: Principles to Practice (Embrace Vulnerability) – The Better Arguments Project
This session offers concrete tips for putting Better Arguments principles into practice, as well as reflections about …
“At its core, a better argument allows people not necessarily to change someone else’s mind but to understand why they might think the way they do.” #ArgueBetter https://www.aspeninstitute.org/blog-posts/we-can-build-trust-and-community-through-better-arguments/
The Better Arguments Project is a collaboration by the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program, Facing History and Ourselves, and The Allstate Corporation.