Monthly Archives: December 2013

Curfews: Conflict Poem by Sufi Poet Hafez (1321-1389)

Noise Is a cruel ruler Who is always imposing Curfews. While Stillness and quiet Break open the vintage Bottles, Awake the real Band. Hafez See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafez

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Conservatives, Hierarchy and Gay Marriage

  I had an insight the other day about Gay Marriage. Based on my friend Jon Haidt’s work on the moral foundations of different political stances, I tend to see conservatives as among other things big on ordered-hierarchy. The sort … Continue reading

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Top Ten Conflict Tips: The Ten Commandments of Logic

I thought that these would make an excellent contribution to our Top Ten Conflict Tips and thanks to Kent for these:  

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The Golden Rule: Central to Most World Religions

If you drew a Venn Diagram of the World’s Religions as the historian and philosopher of religion Karen Armstrong says, the Golden Rule would be central and where they over-lapped: Confucianism – “Never impose on others what you would not … Continue reading

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