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Date: 29 Nov  Katrina Schwartz | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article

Julia Dhar claims: “My mission in life is to help people disagree productively, to find ways to bring truth to light, to bring ideas to life.” And as a former debate star, she thinks the skills she learned debating could be the key to help everyone find some common ground.

In her TED Talk, Dhar describes how in debate it doesn’t make sense to attack the opponent personally because that person did not choose to argue for one side or another — it’s determined randomly…