Season 2, Episode 4: How to love your enemies

It’s easy to love people who see the world in the same way that we do. But loving our enemies? That’s easier said than done. Arthur examines how former enemies learned to reconcile with one another, and how we can apply the lessons of love and reconciliation to modern political conflicts.

References and further reading:

Tattoos on the heart: The power of boundless compassion | Gregory Boyle

“Motive attribution asymmetry for love vs. hate drives intractable conflict” | Adam Waytz, Liane L. Young, and Jeremy Ginges

 

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