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Anger is not the Accepted Default

Anger is understandable but not accepted as the default. To me anger is unacceptable as the default. When or if it occurs we want to return to the default state (calmness) as quickly as possible. Coming up with ways to … Continue reading

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Interactive v’s Ritual

Feedback regarding the http://interactiveminds.com.au event on Wednesday Nov 3 2010 Interactive Minds panel yesterday I found that the event was very professionally run and Brad Howarth had an excellent presentation however I would have preferred a more interactive event, more … Continue reading

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Open Question to John Howard

John Howard, you took Australia to war against Iraq. You had some people tell you that there were WMD’s and others tell you that there were no WMD’s. You chose to listen to the former. Can you acknowledge that you … Continue reading

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Truce in Conversation

Truce –noun 1. a suspension of hostilities for a specified period of time by mutual agreement of the warring parties; cease-fire; armistice. 2. an agreement or treaty establishing this. 3. a temporary respite, as from trouble or pain. Even in … Continue reading

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Agreed Point of Disengagement

Adonis at this stage I am concerned with getting an agreed point of disengagement with whoever I am going to have a discussion with (male or female) from now on (as per my argument). So, as much as I appreciate … Continue reading

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Rethink Edward de Bono Society

I think that a society that calls itself by its founder’s name is destined for problems and ultimate failure. This is the Society of EDB. A Society that uses the thinking tools that he discovered over the last 50 years … Continue reading

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Imagine the Agreement Point

Imagine if we all had a single point of agreement.  Now imagine when/if we hit a point in any conversation where we strongly disagree or it gets heated that we could simply agree to go back to this point and we … Continue reading

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