Why does LO stop? LO18097

Richard C. (learnshops@thresholds.com)
Wed, 13 May 1998 21:07:12 -0700

Replying to LO18088 --

Margaret--I think that David Bohm's attempt to create a shared meaning
among people through dialog was based on his belief that through dialog
people would come to know and build trust among each other. Dialog, as
you know, is a strenuous exercise, and not everyone is up to it. Of
course, congruity between action and words is the great
credibility-builder; and incongruity is the trust-buster. Finally,
though, perception is the one thing it's difficult to sway, and the mental
models of those who are perceiving. As Nilson said, "people see what they
want to see and hear what they want to hear."


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war."  -Napoleon Bonaparte

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