Nicholas Kristof wrote a column in today's NY Times about how our personal biases affect the way different people see the same information. And also about how their biases affect the information they seek.

Given that we know that people will seek out the information that supports their viewpoint, it is easy to see how polarizing controversial decisions can become.

How are we to come together as a community when are dividing ourselves into camps, like the red states and the blue states, the pro-Town Center and the anti-Town Center, the pro-override and the anti-override?

Thoughts on consensus building welcome here.