“People are making up stories about ‘the other’ — Muslims, Trump voters, whoever ‘the other’ is... ‘They don’t have the values that we have. They don’t behave like we do. They are not nice. They are evil.’
If there is one idea on which people across the U.S. political spectrum can agree, it's that our country is deeply divided. We are living through a degree of polarization that cuts to the heart of how we perceive other groups of people, and even we feel is worthy of empathy.