UNCENSORED: What Free Speech Debates Teach Us About Empathy

The Next Big Idea

By The Next Big Idea Club / Wondery

UNCENSORED: What Free Speech Debates Teach Us About Empathy

Tuesday, 19 November

As a college student, Zachary Wood ignited a national debate when he invited controversial speakers — anti-feminists, climate-change deniers, and self-proclaimed racists — to lecture on campus. Critics accused him of promoting dangerous ideas. But in his new memoir, "Uncensored," Wood argues that we can develop empathy and understanding by engaging with opposing viewpoints.

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