Do you look around before you speak your mind? Are you concerned by what other people will think about what YOU think? You're not alone in a country as politically divided as ours is.
Oregon's own Sharon Schuman pushes for something she calls "dialogic freedom" -- freedom to say what you think, within certain guidelines.
She goes back in history for examples, in her book Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World. It's a helpful reminder that today's polarization is not new.
Sharon Schuman joined us in 2014, and we replay that interview here.