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Social Cohesion

Why Diversity Is Much More Than Harmony

Lutfey Siddiqi | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Lutfey Siddiqi

In talking about social diversity, it is hard to get away from its two unambitious cousins: harmony and tolerance. Both are good. But neither is good enough. What we really need is literacy in how to conduct 'constructive conflict' and a bias towards proactively seeking out diversity.

Too Good to Be True

Emre Celik | Posted 02.01.2014 | Religion
Emre Celik

Does such skepticism further ostracize the 'other' or does it give rise to greater motivation and encouragement for such communities, groups and organizations to be more proactive?

Clap Clap Boom Boom Slam

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.29.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

"Cups" is apparently akin to other rhythmic games -- "Miss Mary Mack" -- enduring products of an oral culture based on clapping and chanting. There is actually some intriguing psychological science that illuminates "Cups" and other rhythmic traditions.