TexTeacher offers the Parable of the Two Towers. It is worth a read:

Once there were two young brothers who were given a task to discover a way to stop the dragon which kept burning the flags that flew from the top of the castle. Read more

The parable embraces risk-taking and conversation with those whose positions you don’t understand.

How often have I thought, “Better to avoid that argument or tough conversation than try to connect and explore issues with the other?” The stakes are lower than being burned to cinders by a dragon.