We tend to give credit to those who stand by their beliefs. But sometimes it requires even more courage to change them. This week, stories of people reconsidering how they really feel about their enemies, their homes, and themselves. We also talk to a girl named Zalena, who finds herself in a pretty unexpected place... LISTEN
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The power of conversation, and the art of listening
The latest installment of This American Life, the radio show, airs a powerful message directly related to what we've been trying to do in this class: open ourselves to mind- and life-altering conversations about what matters; to expand our awareness of, and sympathy for, other persons and possibilities. It's not as hard as we imagine, once we begin to really listen.