Today’s off-topic 10th episode has Jason Hartman talking with Sally Kohn, CNN political commentator, host of The State of the Resistance podcast and author of The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity, about why there’s so much hate in our country at the moment and how we need to continue acknowledging problems and working to get better.
[3:22] Technology makes us feel more anonymous, which isn’t always the best thing
[6:00] Does the US deserve credit for being better than the rest of the world?
[10:51] What definition of “hate” Sally’s working from
[15:02] Most people don’t think they’re hateful, they believe “those people” are hateful so the things they do are justified
[18:46] We have been taught throughout history that men should be in positions of power, which is a powerful thing to have to break through