Sunday, June 26, 2005

Making peace and progress, one meal at a time

So late in life we learn what we most need to know! I was brought up to stand apart from those with whom I disagreed. Only in recent years have I seen, through studying conflict resolution, that progress often requires better understanding of our adversaries. Here's a useful lesson in that art, from a Colorado scholar named Patricia Limerick Nelson. She writes in the New York Times: Dining with Jeff (You'll need to register, if you haven't already, to read the piece.)

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