22: Michelle Maliese

22: MICHELLE MALIESE Welcome to the 22nd post in our Journey in Dialog. In this post, I have included passages from an article written by Professor of Philosophy, Michelle Maliese, when she was a graduate student and a member of the research staff at the Conflict...

21: Entropy

21: ENTROPY Welcome to the 21st post in our Journey in Dialog. In previous posts, I have identified barriers, restraining forces, and impediments to transformational dialog. In this post, I add the concept of entropy. The root of entropy comes from the physics of...

20: Consciousness

20: CONSCIOUSNESS What is it that causes us to respond at a gut level to other people? How do we understand immediately and instinctively the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of others? Consciousness means many things. In this post, I will focus on one of those...

19: Empathy Plus

19: EMPATHY PLUS Welcome to the 19th post in our Journey in Dialog. In Post 04, we referenced empathy and how empathy requires transparency. In this post, we dig more deeply. When we relate to other people empathetically, something good happens that can be healing,...