Talking about covering up when someone pokes through your illusions, this has been a difficult summer for the national news media. They have been repeatedly outed for subverting the truth in the pursuit of ratings and to advocate for political positions that serve only a slice of society. Wayne's back from his vacation and responds to some interesting news articles and listener emails about previous podcasts regarding A Language of Healing for a Polarized Nation, and his concerns about the state of politics in America. It isn't easy or popular for those who want to invite people from the extremes for a more reasoned and helpful conversation, but it is worth doing. If you only see extremists on one side of an issue, it might well mean that you're holding the extreme on the other side.
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