The Psychology of Partisanship

by news on November 11, 2010

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The Psychology of Partisanship

Lane Wallace/The Atlantic – “If you realize that people like to stay in their own little territory, but there is a place that is not mapped, the next thing you do is show people how to operate in unmapped territory,” he says. “To live that way has more effect than people realize. Gandhi was a good example. Vaclev Havel in Czechoslovakia. Mandela in South Africa. Solzhenitsyn in Russia. What you do is live your life outside of ideology. That IS the right answer.”

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