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Empathy: the Mark of a Tough Minded Intelligence

Empathy often gets a bad rap in conflict. Especially, I understand from post-colonialists. 🙂 It sounds like weakness. But having spent my life as a conflict professional, I have found that empathetic understanding of the other side in conflict is … Continue reading

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‘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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Great Response to David Brooks Article on the Limits of Empathy

Great Response to the David Brooks article in the comment to my posting, https://creativeconflictwisdom.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=5880&action=edit by creatingreciprocity that almost exactly mirrors my approach and what I planned to post in response to the David Brooks article. Very interesting article, thanks. Neurological structures and … Continue reading

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