The main trick here is to create a piece that is interesting to read (and write).
This is something you cannot do without a really nice topic.
Yet having your beliefs challenged might change them or just make them stronger.
President Kennedy reminded us that, "Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs.
Right-wing academics hallucinate that smart liberal kids become coddled academics or social workers and smart conservatives go into business and make money.
They miss opportunities like the majestic generosity of Guilford students increasing their own activity fees to provide financial aid for the neediest among them.
To paraphrase Churchill, truth is like an elusive butterfly — gleaming, fluttering, settling for an instant with wings fully spread to the sun, then vanishing in the shades of the forest.
What you believe depends on the slanting glimpses you had of the color of its wings.
Much talk of diversity is about race, ethnicity, nationality, gender or sexual orientation.
But what about diversity of perspectives and how we treat that kind of diversity?