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Positive Politics: How Meditation Can Help to Foster Tolerance

When we think of politics, we tend to think of adversary, antagonism, polarisation, a struggle for power. But politics should serve positive purposes, as well. Political psychologist and meditation teacher Femke Bakker (Leiden University) thinks that positive politics is first and foremost about tolerance. And meditation can help you to cultivate self-tolerance and recognise that others have the same right as you have to their perspective and opinion.

Femke Bakker
12 March 2020
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