We need to embrace nuance if we have any hope of moving forward as a country.

Imagine that the moment you were born, you had a pair of sunglasses superglued to your face. Everything you experienced in life got filtered through those sunglasses. Depending on the color and tint of your shades, the way you perceived the world was different from your siblings, friends, and neighbors, who also had superglued sunglasses in their own special shades.

As you move through life, your glasses get smudged by life experiences, further clouding your ability to see clearly. But since you’ve worn these glasses since birth, and you’ve literally never seen the world without them, you forget you’re even wearing them. …

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Clinical Psychologist and writer challenging people to think for themselves, stop performing for gold stars, and embrace the grey.

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