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Is Talk of Racism Making You Angry?

A deep polarization surrounds systemic racism

Guest columnist Param Srikantia is a professor in the Baldwin Wallace University School of Business. He also leads a popular and contagious seminar series about unleashing human potential that has reached more than 50,000 attendees in nine cities to date. If you want to be on a mailing list for his webinars, you may email him. You also can watch his TEDX talk here

We are seeing a deep polarization between those who believe that systemic racism is permeating our institutions and those who deny its prevalence.

If you do not believe there is systemic racism, this will be a very stressful time for you. You will feel severely aggravated by your friends who believe it exists.

And, as Osho -- the prolific Indian mystic who left us a legacy of meditation practices and deep insights in over 2,000 books -- reminds us, it will be very beneficial to just sit with these uncomfortable feelings and the intense anger being activated within you.

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