A thinking routine for mapping messy controversies
Choose a big issue and look at these four facets…
- How does the pattern of Facts-Values- Interests-Policies differ by different groups, e.g. scientists, people from different political parties, business people, workers, different nationalities, etc.?
- How could progress be made without necessarily completely agreeing? E.g. people might try to settle some facts, find some common interests, arrive at a compromise policy. What are the opportunities in this case?