Daily Archives: May 30, 2012

‘A Ritual to Read Each Other’ by William Stafford (1914-1993): Conflict Poem

This blog stresses the importance of empathetically but accurately obtaining an accurate ‘theory of mind’ of the other side in any conflict, so I really liked this poem. Thanks to my fellow Jon Haidt admirer John F for this: A … Continue reading

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Worries?

Well I have always liked the Serenity Prayer, and I do like process discipline and associated algorithms, so I loved Mindfulness Ireland’s diagram version of the Serenity Prayer and the worries that plague us. Thanks to my fellow blogger Natasa … Continue reading

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The Two Types of Civilization Out There: Limbaugh versus Zen?

A famous astronomer once stated that if there were indeed intelligent life elsewhere in the universe,  that raised the question: ‘Where are they?‘ Why haven’t we heard from them, or been visited by them? More recently, I read someone comment … Continue reading

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