When people stop fighting and start listening, a funny thing happens. They realize they have much more in common than they thought.
Unfortunately, the media and the political medium encourage us to divide ourselves into "teams". There's us and then there's "them": whether it's conservative vs. liberal, progressive vs. tea party, republican vs. democrat or any other party, or right-wing vs. left-wing.
It becomes a barrier to constructive communication because we usually start off by assuming that we are diametrically opposed in our beliefs and our desires. However, is that really the case?
The following videos show a conversation between these supposedly opposite viewpoints and show that "we the people" actually have a lot more opinions in common that we have been led to believe.
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