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Creativity & Dialogue

Creativity & Dialogue

  According to Bohm, creativity is an essential part of dialogue: “All of this is part of collective thought – people thinking together. At some stage, we would share our opinions without hostility, and we would then be able to think together (…). An example […]

A Dialogic Approach in Education

A Dialogic Approach in Education

Last week on the 4th and 5th of October, I visited a conference called Dialogisches Prinzip in der Pädagogik organized by the BaKd and hosted by the Hoffbauer Stiftung. The conference was set in Potsdam on an island surrounded by autumn painted trees and historic […]

Beyond the Culture of Contest

Beyond the Culture of Contest

I was talking recently to a couple of friends when I suddenly noticed that the phrase: “Discussion drives progress” came up quite frequently. When I asked “In what way?”, the replies included thoughts like “the comparison between oppositional opinions enables new perspectives”, “provides the opportunity […]

Personal Mastery

Personal Mastery

What is personal mastery? And how does it relate to dialogue? When talking about personal mastery in the context of dialogue, it is impossible not to mention L. Freeman Dhority. Alongside Peter Senge, Dhority founded the Dialogue Project at MIT and chaired the department of […]

Dialogue as Social Transformation

Dialogue as Social Transformation

“All real living is meeting.” (Martin Buber) As social beings, we live in a vast net of different relationships and connections tied to one another. Think about your daily routines and the countless interactions you have with people around you. May it be with family, […]

What is dialogue?

What is dialogue?

You have probably come across this term more than once. Usually, it gets used to describe at least two people talking to each other, exchanging opinions, information and so on. However, dialogue is far more than that; its roots are deeply woven into the fabric […]