July 21, 2021, 7:00pm TED Circles: How to Disagree Productively and Find Common Ground

Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can’t agree — on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground — over family dinners, during work meetings and in our national conversations.

Please join TED Circles hosts Tammy Paige Goddard, Mai Shim, and fellow members of the TEDxMidAtlantic community. We’ll play the talk, and then break into smaller groups to discuss. We look forward to seeing you!


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