Religion & Spirituality:Christianity
Saturday, Feb 23
Political Polarization, Pervasive Loneliness and the Exhausted Middle
A recent social survey found that the amount of Americans with no close friends has tripled since the mid-80's and that nearly 25% report having no one in their life who they consider a trusted confidant. How might these epidemic levels of loneliness, combined with the echo-chamber nature of social media have contributed to our national crisis of political polarization and what are some ways forward for those who find themselves exhausted by the angry discourse by those on extremes of the political spectrum?
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