Category: Civil Discourse
Last Friday I attended the Cleveland City Club’s, @TheCityClub, panel discussion titled “UNCONVENTIONAL: RNC, DNC, AND THE 2016 ELECTION. John C Green, PhD, Director of the Bliss Institute at the …Read More
Many believe that the quality of our discourse has sunk to a new low. The amount of money spent, the disgusting tone and negative campaigning in the current presidential election …Read More
Better Outcomes did its first podcast last Wednesday, thanks to the help of Alex and Karen Hale of MyImpossibleDream. It was a lot of fun and we are looking forward …Read More
If you are Secular, you know that language is what separates us from animals. If you are Religious you believe that G-d spoke and created the world. Dr. Deborah Tannen’s …Read More
We could not have said it better than Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk of Beachwood’s Fairmount Temple, did as a Guest Columnist on Cleveland.com. Bravo!!!!
“The Argument Culture” is described by Deborah Tannen, PhD, as a, environment which:urges us to approach the world-and the people in it-in an adversarial frame of mind.It rests on the …Read More
The Campaign Season is in full swing and I think that we all need to be reminded of the culture in which we live and how it works. Dr. Deborah …Read More
The road to civility is paved with respect and littered with wicked words.
Here is an interesting article. It demonstrates the power of a single word and is well worth remembering.http://beyondcivility.org/the-power-of-and/