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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Fwd: [issues] Ockham's Razor

Thanks for posting that, Jack.    (01)

Every message on this list is archived. One day, we'd
love for it to be a database of ideas and references
that can be accessed. In the meantime, all possible
avenues that promise solutions to the "pressing problems
that confront mankind" deserve to be investigated.    (02)

However, as Jeff Conklin so adroitly describes in his
paper on IBIS, the way to engage the cerebellum (and
disengage emotional reactions) is to focus on the
_issues_.    (03)

The issue may be good, bad, or whatever. The person
*never* is. Hold that thought, and even negative
opinions on the issue can be expressed in a way that
does not constitute an attack on the person expressing
a contrary opinion.    (04)

To lose that perspective, is to invite an "unreined tongue",
capable of harming anyone -- its owner, most of all.    (05)