The election of Donald Trump has evoked more emotion than in any election in my lifetime. While sometimes violence and revolution yields net good---witness the Revolutionary War or the war against the Nazis--more often, violence and even verbal violence yields a net negative.
That was Nelson Mandela's conclusion in, after apartheid, calling not for retaliation but reconciliation.
In a small effort to encourage more light than heat, my PsychologyToday.com article today offers ten
questions aimed at encouraging the inclusive, full-dimensioned, truly
diverse thinking so often extolled but too rarely followed when passions
are high, when zeal (ahem) trumps statespersonhood.