Category Archives: Conflict Humor

Ways to re-frame how we think about conflict through humor or just plain humor…

How Not to Negotiate Trade Deals Post Brexit

Lifted from the UK Guardian comments this morning. Says it all really. And I post this for conflict and negotiation interest rather than a specifically Brexit point though despite my old friend Bill Ury teaching the British Cabinet Interest Based … Continue reading

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Arguing with Friends of Friends on Facebook: Ad Hominems and All

I have these arguments with friends of friends (FoF) on FB. My friends know better. 🙂 I post a typical fairly pessimistic political comment with say three points and some evidence/argument for each. This is what I think is going … Continue reading

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Clown’s Red Nose

The former Norwegian army peace keeper and mine clearer, who had served all over the Middle East, in Afghanistan and the Sudan conflicts, I had dinner with on Saturday told some amazing stories. One of them was that in the … Continue reading

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Impeachment in a Picture

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Ways to Argue: Rubbish!

I suppose I grew up in a very argumentative culture: the South Wales valleys where everyone loved arguing for the sheer joy of it. And also to get a better take on reality and politics and all. To learn via … Continue reading

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Not Even Sites about Conflict Should Lack Pictures of Dogs

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OK Boomer

The Millennial-Baby Boomer conflict, while having, like all such conflict, much basis and justification in material reality and relative wealth. But is actually foundationally just another divide-and-rule tactic on the part of the Plutocracy, just like race, gender, religion, nationalism … Continue reading

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Ideology

Someone recently asked me what Ideology I followed, I replied: “We had to choose a word for an English essay when I was about 15 and I chose ideology as my word and defined it I recall “as a way … Continue reading

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Mansplaining: How to Tell if You Are

Thanks to Kim Goodwin for this: 

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Ombrophobia and Trump

Ombrophobia: an abnormal fear of rain apparently correlated with bone spurs.

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