Getting to the bottom of thorny interpersonal or community problems is fraught with risks. Frequently, our interactions slide into backhanded insults, sarcasm, or outright name-calling, shutting down communication and preventing people from finding the common ground needed to find solutions and lead innovation. Use this activity to reflect on how civil discourse in online contexts has important implications for face-to-face interactions.
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