Tag: conflict resolution

October 25, 2017 David Haskell No comments exist

The real world is a complicated place – our ideas about it, not so much. Yet we should always be smarter than our ideas! Ideas exist within certain structural contexts, so called “mental models,” or frames of reference. It’s important to be able to look at these structures with an objective and critical eye….

April 27, 2017 David Haskell 1 comment

Wouldn’t it be great if every conflict or problem we encountered included this cautionary flag? If every project we took on, had a little pop-up box – like our computers do – warning us to “SEEK CLARITY” before proceeding?   But it’s something we have to discipline ourselves to do for ourselves! We have…

April 13, 2017 David Haskell 6 comments

Do you think philosophy is bullshit?   Maybe it’s not total bullshit. Philosophy is well and good for kids in school, for instance, but not practical in the real world?   We love to joke about philosophy majors flipping burgers for a living, don’t we?   Philosophy sounds like a lot of talk and…