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Inflection Point: Do Haters Deserve Our Compassion? - Sally Kohn, author of "The Opposite of Hate"

Can you find compassion in your heart for the haters in your life? 

CNN political commentator and first-time author Sally Kohn says if we keep on hating the haters, the cycle of hate will never end. She believes compassion to be one of the keys to breaking the cycle of hatred that pervades our culture in today’s divisive world. Listen in on Inflection Point host Lauren Schiller's conversation with Sally Kohn, author of "The Opposite of Hate" on what she’s learned from her own missteps as a former school bully and, paradoxically, as a well-meaning liberal, breaking the cycle of hate, and cultivating compassion for her perceived enemies.

Lauren Schiller is the host and creator ofInflection Point, a podcast and nationally syndicated public radio show about how women rise up. Launched in 2015, and produced in partnership with KALW and PRX, Inflection Point was one of the first radio shows and podcasts in the country to exclusively feature conversations with women about how they build power and lead change. In 2008, Lauren co-created and co-hosted “The Lady Brain Show”, one of the first ever female-led podcasts. Lauren is an award-winning producer, was the Executive Producer of Audio for Salon Media, where she is a regular contributor, and has been a guest host for “The Conversation” on BBC World Service. Lauren is also a speaker and moderator at live events including INFORUM, The Commonwealth Club, Bay Area Book Festival, JCCSF, and Cal Performances