Monthly Archives: March 2012

Transformative Dialogue Highly-Effective in Ethno-Political Conflicts

In this post yesterday on his blog, Dan Simon draws from a White Paper by Erik Cleven published by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation to review the three basic reasons transformative practice is highly-effective when applied to … Continue reading

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Seeing sometimes really is believing

The McGurk Effect: “The visual information a person gets from seeing a person speak changes the way they hear the sound.”  The video below demonstrates this illusion with the sound  ’ba’ that becomes heard as ‘fa’ when the movement of … Continue reading

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H.H. The Dalai Lama and Transformative Practice

A couple of weeks back, Dan Simon drew a comparison on his new transformative mediation blog between the thinking of Carl Rogers, the founder of humanistic psychology, and the premises and principles of transformative practice. Now, this week, he looks to the … Continue reading

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