A few articles, blog posts, and other things I think are worth your time.
Scientific American: The Messy Minds of Creative People
Josh Spector: The 3 Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Conversations Forever (How to ask better questions.)
Scientific American: The U.S. Needs Tolerance More Than Unity
“However, tolerance is possible only if we reduce moralization on every point of difference. Moralization refers to the process by which people’s preferences or previously neutral behaviors take on moral meanings. When behaviors such as eating meat, cigarette smoking, premarital sex or religious schooling become moralized, they elicit powerful moral emotions, institutional action against the behavior, and even censure or condemnation from others. Moralization is, therefore, a barrier to tolerance because perceived immorality defines the boundaries of what can be tolerated.”