I'm curious to collaborate with you guys - skip to the last paragraph for the meat & potatoes. We've all heard Dave's story about ostracization when leaving the left. I'm sure many of you experienced something similar. It's a lonely endeavor - I've seen some posts.
Here in Nashville most everyone I know has communicated some form of "we can't still be friends if you're racist" and "racist" actually means something to the effect of "don't believe in systemic racism" or "don't believe in white privilege". It seems like the sentiment is probably not just located here, though. I've considered joining a local chapter of the Republican party just to get around some conservative minds, but that's not quite what I'm looking for.
I'd love it if there were community groups that had a similar dynamic to a room of Dave, Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, and Eric Weinstein. Places where we can converse, make friends, debate politics without the overhead of the mainstream conversation. I know that's ...