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The New Drama of Ideas

The New Drama of Ideas

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When was the last time you got someone to change their mind about a challenging issue? You know the usual drill. At a dinner party the topic of, say, Israel is broached, and the evening turns toxic. Opposing sides trot out long-held prejudices, opinion posing as fact, or - the worst! -statistics. No one even listens to, much less gets convinced by, anyone else.