Videos of talks by Sally Kohn, Robb Willer, and Mark Forsyth
11 a.m., October 1, 2023
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This Sunday’s topic is the Power of Our Words. We will watch and discuss three videos on this topic.
In Let’s Try Emotional Correctness (5 minutes, https://www.ted.com/talks/sally_kohn_let_s_try_emotional_correctness), Sally Kohn tells what she learned as a progressive lesbian talking head on Fox News.
In How to Have Better Political Conversations (12 minutes, https://www.ted.com/talks/robb_willer_how_to_have_better_political_conversations), Robb Willer, a social psychologist who researches moral values, shows how to communicate with the other side of the political divide.
Finally, in What is a Snollygoster? A Short Lesson in Political Speak (6 minutes, https://www.ted.com/talks/mark_forsyth_what_s_a_snollygoster_a_short_lesson_in_political_speak), Mark Forsyth gives an example of how the significance of a word can change with time and circumstances.
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