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Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam
Tribes and Traitors
31 minutes Posted May 21, 2021 at 12:35 pm.
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In the past weeks, headlines around the world have focused on the violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. In this favorite episode from our archive, we hear from a former Israeli soldier and a Palestinian man who asked a radical question: what happens when you empathize with your enemy? They found that showing such empathy can be powerful — but also carries risks.

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