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    22. Talk About What Gets Your Ideas Flowing
    Welcome on Podcast That Matter!

23. Why we’re so divided?

E23 S1 | Dec 2, 2020 | Duration: 00:16:19

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Hosted by: Cynthia Blomquist Gustavson

Cynthia talks about wearing all kinds of lenses that give us a different perspective on the world around us. Some of those lenses are dividing us and we need to get rid of them. Are we even aware of how those lenses are creating our opinions? It is very important to be able to talk and understand each other, especially now when Election Day is near. It is time to re-check some of our lenses and try to talk to people we could not talk to before.

🗳️ Elections are close and people find it harder to talk to one another. 0:43
🧐 Looking through different lenses showed me something different. 1:34
👂 'Sound principles' a poem from 'Please Use This for Children and Not for War and Guns' book. 2:46
🧠 What kind of lenses had people who made fun of smart girls? 5:06
🧨 Why are we so divided and have so different lenses to look at the world? 6:27
🕶️ All the lenses we need to get rid of. 7:55
📖 Poem 'Number Three' from a book 'Between Tahlequah and Tulsa' 9:16
⛩️ When you live in different places. you have to remove lenses to understand a different culture and people. 13:09
📝Poetry assignment: think about the lenses you wear and if those are stopping you understand people around you and vice versa. 13:53
🗣️ Try using awareness of lenses in and try to talk with someone that you couldn't talk to before. 15:29

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