Category Archives: ideologies

(#405) Communication or Statement?

Are we listening to others—and to ourselves? One activist described communication as understanding someone else’s experience and presenting a point within that experience. “Even the most elementary grasp of the fundamental idea that one communicates within the experience of his … Continue reading

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(#296) Not Us. Them.

“A building is not just about itself, but the place where it resides.”-Craig Dykers Did you hear the one about the college president’s view of how to handle struggling students? Reportedly his suggestion was to “drown the bunnies.” No, that’s … Continue reading

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(#80) Philosophical Differences or Ideological Inflexibility?

Once we commit to an ideological road it becomes increasingly difficult to consider counter arguments or even think about compromise. Doris Kearns Goodwin’s masterful volume Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is more than a history book. … Continue reading

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