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Yo Tengo Razón y tú Eres un Idiota

Queridos amigos,     Yo Tengo Razón y tú Eres un Idiota         7/20/17
Esto están dicieno y pensando la izquierda y la derecha políticas los unos sobre otros en estos días. Por lo tanto, nos encontramos paralizados, atrapados en el estancamiento sin hablar entre sí. Hay una pared entre nosotros.
El libro de James Haggan con este nombre trata de afrontar este dilema de frente y basa en las ideas de otros 22 pensadores, uno en cada capítulo. Entrevistas a la mayoría de ellos.
Cada uno está profundamente preocupado por nuestra vida juntos. Entre ellos están el Papa Francisco, Thich Nhat Hanh, Dali Lama, Karen Armstrong y Noam Chomsky.
Parte de la sabiduría que Haggan obtuvo de ellos son cosas como "en lugar de resaltar nuestras diferencias, deberíamos estar trabajando para encontrar un terreno común". "Necesitamos decir la verdad pero no castigar al otro y siempre teniendo en cuenta que el otro puede estar en lo correcto y que nosotros podríamos estar equivocados, ser abiertos." "Las actitudes autojustificadas obstaculizan el buen diálogo." " Para ser persuasivos debemos apelar a los valores de las personas y hablar desde una posición moral y emocional, en lugar de solo dar más datos y estadísticas"." Centrarse en lo que realmente importa a la gente"."La conversación debe ser para alentar la participación no para aplastar a la oposición." "Necesitamos recuperar la convicción de que necesitamos el uno del otro ." "Hablar desde el corazón, con franqueza, convicción ética y razonabilidad, permite que la gente se conecte".
 Creo que tanto la izquierda como la derecha necesitan incorporar estas ideas en su pensamiento y conversación. Viniendo de la izquierda progresista sé que la izquierda los necesita. Derribar este muro es de la mayor importancia para todos nosotros.
 Oren para que pueda trabajar estas ideas en mis diálogos en la Feria del Condado de la Oficina 8 / 23-8 / 27.
 Shalom, para usted,

 Jim

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