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The Peril of Political Polarization
Posted on April 21, 2022 @ 3:02AM

My thought is that liberal/conservative does not equate to good/bad, or the other way around. I tend to see it more as a yin/yang situation. Balance being the ideal; each perspective needs things from the other. I think that is likely to be true in general across history, and true in politics at least since the French Revolution.

Polarization is getting us nowhere, and we don't have time for it. We need active, sincere, aggressive problem solving engagement with the crucial (and intertwined) issues of environmental and economic stewardship rapidly threatening our collective future.

Author: Sam Rodell

Sam has been practicing as an award winning architect for over thirty years, and has also built many of his clients' projects.  He is currently licensed to practice architecture throughout most of the western United States and Canada, and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) which expedites registration in other states and provinces. He was the first Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) architect in eastern Washington and northern Idaho.