We live in a time when differences of opinion seem to be voiced so primarily in a voice of dogmatism. I am right and you are simply wrong is the tone of the day. How different this is from the way of Beit Hillel who always quoted Beit Shammai first.
I develop this idea further in my latest Huffington Post blot -- Circling The Wagons -- at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/rabbi-ben-hecht/circling-the-wagons_b_13139518.html
Feel free to comment here or there.
Rabbi Ben Hecht