Through our tendency to reiterate the party line, we have forced a dangerous polarization of the issues. And for those issues where the best solution is a moderate one, all parties involved suffer in the end.
So stop closing yourself off from the view at the other extreme. It’s ok to be both for gun rights and for the environment, to believe in both free healthcare and be anti-abortions, to support lower taxes and yet against unnecessary wars, or the inverse of any of these statements. And it’s ok to stop being one of the flock and to think for yourself.