Vulnerable authenticity bridges divides

A few years ago, I read this story about Ireland’s citizen assembly, and how an unlikely friendship catalyzed the legalization of same-sex marriage. It moved me to tears both when I originally read it, and when I reread it just now. 🥲

I think the big takeaway is that we all can find common ground when we drop our guarded facade and show up with vulnerable authenticity.

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Dave Cortright

Professional coach, effective altruist and audaciously optimistic about helping to fix the global mental health crisis.