The Torah calls us a stiff-necked people. It seems to be part of our very nature. Put two Jews together, and you get three opinions.
It is easy to see how conflict causes damage. Many of us have felt first hand the powerful downward spiral that spins into action when human beings live in a state of strife.
How it is possible for such an argumentative people to live in harmony? And what can we, as individuals, do about it?