Tag Archives: Obama and Compromise

Beyond Argument

Although it is a bit out of fashion now, you keep the lines of communication open, and increase the chances of mutual understanding, or maybe even agreement, with courtesy. You show respect. You listen politely and don’t interrupt – you … Continue reading

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Temperamental Fools

That recent column was a bit of a goof, the one that reviewed recent discoveries of structural differences in the brain structures of conservatives – there the part of the brain associated with anxiety and emotions, and which generates terror, … Continue reading

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