"But since human behavior — including wearing or shunning masks — will determine the pandemic’s ultimate toll, communication strategies that bridge our partisan divide over science may prove as important as any novel therapeutic"
YES ! Here's to a truce👇 "Since human behavior, including wearing or shunning masks, will determine the pandemic’s ultimate toll, communication strategies that bridge our partisan divide over science may prove as important as any novel therapeutic"
Really important article for the US (and UK I reckon). We are being hobbled in our pandemic response by our partisan divides 1/n
On the politicization of COVID-19. Good piece on mask skepticism
"this conflict — between the desire to belong and the need to understand — seems central to our ongoing divides. For science to lead us out of this pandemic, however, we will need more than just the believers to follow."
Please please read this. Characteristic brilliance from . (h/t )
The closing paragraph in latest article is a powerful demonstration and call for the empathy this moment needs "For science to lead us out of this pandemic, however, we will need more than just the believers to follow."
"Masks have become a flash point in our culture wars: as a symbol of either a commitment to public health or an infringement on basic liberties, the mask encapsulates the politicization of science." via
This piece by is incredibly thoughtful: Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? | NEJM
"Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid?" - from the New England Journal of Medicine, with a comment from yours truly in there.
Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? | NEJM
Let me join the chorus in recommending this thoughtful piece by .
A beautifully written piece with real depth by
Misplaced research priorities: "human behavior — including wearing or shunning masks — will determine the pandemic’s ultimate toll, communication strategies that bridge our partisan divide over science may prove as important as any novel therapeutic."
Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? via
Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? |
Anyone want to end the tribal war on masks? (via )
For science to lead us out of this pandemic, however, we will need more than just the believers to follow. Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? | NEJM
Superb dissection of tribalism in the time of covid
If you want to connect with someone who is opposed to wearing a mask has some wise and kind suggestions. But does this scale? Can this approach influence the outcome of an election on which the fate of the nation depends … ?
The human instinct to be tribalistic means that once we pick a team, it’s very hard to switch. If we recognize our common humanity, we can fight the virus more effectively together. Empathy >> shaming Must read
Rereading this thoughtful essay on #covid19, masks and anti-maskers...and I love it again. #Empathy is an overused word. But maybe that's exactly what this is about, by "Tribal Truce" - w/ shoutout to
Definitely worth a read! Humbling to understand how to be persuasive in public health . Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid? | NEJM