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Lara Schwartz

I believe productive discourse is a skill worth mastering, not a limitation on freedom, and that robust, respectful dialogue across differences is possible when we lay the groundwork.

Featured in The Washington Post: "These professors are asking students to consider divisive ideas — and learn." Click here to read.

"Try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language." 

-Rainer Maria Rilke

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