CNN political commentator Sally Kohn touched on the very real issue of hate in the world, and what real estate professionals can do to bring it to a screeching halt — even if they aren’t part of the problem.

“We need to come up with a new rhetoric of culpability to help us talk about things that aren’t our fault but are still our problem,” Kohn told the audience at Inman Connect New York. “Specifically — this is where you come in — problems that can’t be fixed without our help.”

“If we only fix the problems that we cause, nothing’s ever going to get better …”

For a perspective on civil discourse coming from the right, check out the ICNY 18 talk by pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson here: “Right and left, let’s start talking to each other.”

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