Are you curious about what makes a good conversation? Here is some light reading . . .
Ten reasons to spend time with your political opposite (Huffington Post)
It Isn’t Easy Being Civil, But Here Are Some Important Tips (Independent Voter Project)
Effective Communication: Barriers and strategies (University of Waterloo)
Twelve tips for handling difficult conversations (Amex Open Forum)
Conversation, Argument, and Civility (AmericanThinker.com)
How Diversity Makes us Smarter (Scientific American)
The Need for Dialogue (Beyond Intractability)