In this episode of Louisiana NOW, we visit with past LSU professor and current Ole Miss professor, Dr. Graham Bodie.
Bodie is with the Listen First Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which encourages conversations that prioritize understanding to bridge divides and mend our frayed social fabric, addressing the universally felt crisis of division and dehumanization across differences. Increasingly in America today, we don't just disagree. We dislike, distrust, even despise those who see the world differently. We’re withdrawing from conversations—eroding relationships and understanding. 75% of Americans say this problem has reached a crisis level. Experts say the solution is to cultivate more positive social connections. We dive into how we can listen more effectively and why it’s so important. If you would like more information, please visit: www.listenfirstproject.org
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