Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion: Jon Haidt: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Long ago and far away, my then girlfriend very conservative Sally said one day to a very radical me: ‘You know there are just as many assholes on my side in politics as on yours. And she named some examples … Continue reading

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Going to the Balcony

My friend Bill Ury has a phrase that in conflict we sometimes need to ‘go to the balcony’ and see the conflict from outside it. This photo seemed to capture this idea symbolically for me Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump … Continue reading

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Inequality and Economic Instability

I have always had the view that very unequal societies are inherently unstable: both politically and economically. And now here is of all things an IMF economist Michael Kumhof agreeing with me; sorry it’s a bit long but hey we … Continue reading

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