anything worth having in the world is got by communicating with other people, this is about theoretical structures

This is niceIt justifies the contentious behaviour by the unfounded presupposition in the second line There is lots of this around, in various guises and decorations Source: Facebook

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I was trained in TA, seriously, for work as well not just as a hobby. I particularly like the ideas about “games” ‘Blemish’ – this falls into the party games category and is a game in which you are insecure about yourself and cannot feel comfortable in any interactions until you have found some sort…

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The poem goes When love has gone there is always justiceWhen justice is gone there is always forceWhen force has gone there is always love someone Most of us would prefer to live in a loving trusting environment but things happen and so we cooperate with each other based on law and professionalism. It works……

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Yankee Volunteers Marching into Dixie in 1862 by More: Original public domain image from Smithsonian

Humans are programmed to think we’re right at all costs. Fighting that instinct will set you free. Source: How to Get Better at Admitting You’re Wrong – The Atlantic And so much more How to Build a Life A column about pointing yourself toward happiness by Arthur C. Brooks

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According to researchers, being a compelling communicator boils down to projecting two qualities: warmth and strength. Being compelling is important, but it doesn’t help you to navigate potential conflict.

Nonviolent communication does. In fact, practicing NVC can lead you to completely rethink your values, but more on that later. Perhaps the biggest benefit of the nonviolent communication model is that it gets you to focus your attention in more productive ways during potentially heated exchanges.

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I think that plain language is useful because; Resource Plain English Campaign is an independent group fighting for plain English in public communication. We oppose gobbledygook, jargon and legalese. Practice and learning I am thinking that I can go through a piece of text and check for each of the Plain English guides Kevin needed…

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if we are to get rid of trolls and Nazis, there needs to be a due process or we become what we fight to eradicate P2Pleft have a moderation page #JOB it would be good to ask for advice here as I set up the group and pages

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The question for me is how do we keep the trolls and the Nazis out of our community without being Nazi about it? These folks don’t come to the group to contribute and sometimes there are very many of them. How do we deal with people who are just annoying (to me), in truth, there…

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Troop of Kenyan baboons experiences temperament shift after all dominant adult males die in accident; Dr Robert M Sapolsky, Stanford University biology and neurology professor, and wife Dr Lisa J Share co-author research report on group known as Forest Troop; report is published in journal PloS Biology; holds that swing toward pacifism and affection between…

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Source: How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently – The Marginalian How to compose a successful critical commentary: You should attempt to re-express your target’s position so clearly, vividly, and fairly that your target says, “Thanks, I wish I’d thought of putting it that way.” You should…

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