Go ahead. I'll wait.
Fold up that list and put it in your wallet. Pull it out the next time you get angry at the radio talk show host who's talking trash because he disagrees with you. Freedom means opening the space for him, just as wide as the space you open for yourself. I wonder what we could create in the world if we purposefully engaged in dialogue whose intention is co-created, generative action rather than dialogue whose intention is to negate the other person, the other Party, the other religion or sexual orientation or nation?Good advice for those of us in the blogosphere. myself included, who lean a little too heavily toward dialogue as a way of negating the other person, and to artists in general who sometimes have a hard time opening the space in ourselves for those whose values we do not share.