Finding a scoop of inspiration through civil discourse
In the inaugural episode of "A Scoop of Inspiration," the podcast where meaningful conversations on pressing challenges are served in a pint-sized format, host Sean Schrader explored what civil discourse looks like, why it seems to be disappearing in many areas and the steps individuals can take to promote conversations with differing viewpoints in their communities.
Schrader was joined by former Rep. Rick Keller (R-Fla.), who shared his journey into Congress and emphasized the importance of civility in achieving legislative goals. He highlighted the need to act respectfully despite disagreement, listen with an open mind, and respond with a warm heart.
Throughout the episode, listeners get a glimpse into Rick's life, his experiences in Congress and his passion for promoting civil discourse. The discussion also touched on the impact social media and the 24-hour news cycle have had on divisive politics.
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