Thoughts on the Role of a Communologue Facilitator.Continue reading →
Strange that last night these came to me. Another new way of looking at “being together in durable peacefulness.” Empower whatever group you are in to do the following.Continue reading →
This is a letter I wrote to the Peace Project concerning my group's self-defined standards of Communologue.Continue reading →
I am currently leading a group based on Communologue principles. These are the core of dialogical skills originally formulated in Imago Relationship, but recently expanded by the Imago Peace Project to include critical factors missing in Imago. Members of the Imago Peace Project (http://imagopeaceproject.org) can teach you these Communologue skills.Continue reading →
A chart of how normal discourse collapses thru arguing, thru violence, into the form of communication we call WARFARE.Continue reading →
I am presenting this paper as a discussion of dialogue norms to use in Power Differential Relationships. My goal is to re-approach One-up/One-down situations from the relational model, the dialogical model that is central to Imago Relationship theory and practice.
The paper is divided into three sections:
1. Types of Power Differential Situations
2. Decision Making as the legitimate reason for Power Differential Situations
3. The Four Challenges facing groups trying to make decisions.
The choices that two or more people have when they come together. Based on the experience of lots and lots of couples who have learned, what the average citizen hasn't, that arguing doesn't work.Continue reading →