Tag Archives: inner conflict

Family Demons and Career Choice

This post is dedicated to my dear friend Evelyn, who suggested I blog on this topic after we discussed it. I grew up in a very conflict averse family. There was an immense amount of subterranean conflict going on between my … Continue reading

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Inner Political Contradictions

‘Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.’ I have always liked this Walt Whitman quote, at least partly because I think our fear of conflict is based on our fear that … Continue reading

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Peace Poem: Wallace Stevens: The House was Quiet and the World was Calm

This blog is often about violence, war and the opposite of good conflict handling. I came across a marvelous Wallace Stevens poem The House was Quiet and the World Was Calm that captures the essence of a mood of peace. … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution Strategies: Rumi: Internal Conflict Poem

As regular readers of this blog know, we take the view that larger scale conflicts have much in common with individual conflicts. The ineffectiveness we see in our individual interactions is reflected in our organization’s conflicts and global conflicts. And … Continue reading

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