David McRaney’s argument that it is possible to find common ground with those holding diametrically opposing views is a tonic, finds Chris Stokel-Walker
How Minds Change: The new science of belief, opinion, and persuasion
AMID increasingly entrenched views on politics, economics and how to deal with the pandemic, there seems to be a growing tally of potential conversational minefields to navigate. More than ever, it seems as if we are stuck in our own ways, unable to see another point of view – let alone trying to bring someone round to our own argument.
But don’t give up …