2016 has been a year that's highlighted deep divisions in society. Sadly, instead of reaching out to those we disagree with to help them understand our points of view and to help us to understand theirs, we've retreated to the comfort of echo chambers on social media and mainstream news of our choosing. By limiting our exposure to the opinions of those who agree with us, we've lost empathy for each other. The fact that many people are saying, "I don't care that I don't have empathy for them", epitomizes this.
EchoRemix is a platform to respectfully and anonymously discuss political issues with people who live outside our immediate communities.
Ideally, this website will provide us with an opportunity to talk with people who might have a different point of view. My sincere hope is that people choosing to use this website will come to each conversation with an open mind and a willingness to listen.
To help keep conversations candid, participants will be invited to engage in anonymous one-on-one text-chat sessions on a controversial topic (e.g. "Healthcare Reform" or "Gun Control").
Once you feel like the conversation has reached its conclusion,
next button and you'll be assigned to a new
If you have questions about how this works,
take a look at the FAQs and the
that users are asked to abide by.