Sat, November 3rd, 03:15 PM
Inclusion Online, by Design
Unprecedented levels of social participation online provide us both inspiration and impetus for attending to how online resources can provide a medium for dialogue and collaboration to new generations of interfaith leaders and peacemakers. And yet, online forums (including Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, and news/fake news sites) are often the most divisive points of contact. Hate speech becomes hate acts, communities fracture, and intolerance become common. This session will cover: What is the responsibility of interfaith leaders to harness these tools? What is the responsibility of individuals to use critical thinking and peacemaking skills? Or are online spaces uniquely unsuited for real dialogue?