America began as an argument. From the Founding to today, our American identity is rooted in debate, discourse, and discussion. The very process of never-ending argument is what bolsters democracy. Too often, arguments become fights, and that damages us and our Republic. How do we meaningfully engage with those with whom we vigorously disagree? Here are three suggested questions to ask ourselves, to nurture authentically American arguments.
Civic Nebraska and the Lincoln Community Builder Coalition are awarding grants to Lincoln groups and individuals to build up the capital city’s neighborhoods.