engage in argument by discussing opposing points
We can still do this right?
We can still reach reasonable compromise right?
The complete/perfect solution for a complex (things get complex with millions of people involved) problem is probably not obtainable. However, moving in the direction of a solution helps and is worth taking.
Deliberation requires time to think and collect background information. I'm not sure polling information is the same as background information.
Engaging in the discussion takes effort. The engagement works when we show respect for each other and other ideas. You can show respect and still disagree.
There are many debatable topics in the news today. What do you think about just one of them?
Thanks for letting me share a bit of thoughts rattling around my head.