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The Social Dilemma Transcript – Main Arguments

Using The Social Dilemma Transcript this lesson tries to understand the influences Social Media has on the community and what should we do about it. This lesson attempts to catalog the evidence presented and validate the main arguments. Updated Oct, 2023

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How to Teach Civil Debate

How to Teach Civil Debate Every community confronts divisive times.  A healthy community has figured out how to have disagreements without being disagreeable. So, a key skill is teaching how to have a civil debate. The civicsrenewalnetwork.org offers a range of...

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There is no Racism

Source, https://townhall.com/tipsheet/reaganmccarthy/2020/05/08/georgia-murder-arrest-n2568454 I feel so sorry for the family of this young man, apparently a very nice young man at that, but please, can we have a moratorium on calling every single death of anyone of...

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A Stable Political System can be achieved using Fractal Thinking

This lesson suggests that Fractal Thinking is a new answer to the age-old question: How can we improve our “political” systems?” This lesson suggests that A Stable Political System can be achieved using Fractal Thinking. Fractal Thinking says that individuals can create a stable system “spontaneously” without a Government or Church Central Authority. Updated Feb. 2024

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How to Encourage Responsible and Meaningful Engagement in Public Discourse

I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of -CLARENCE D ARROW To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know. That is true knowledge. -HENRY DAVID THOREAU We have met the enemy and he is us. -WALT KELLY'S "PoGo"...

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The Difficulty to Building Consensus is on clear display with Religion on Wikipedia. But there are solutions. Like Separating Facts and Conclusions, and transparency to the source.

A interesting post from the Religion New Service (RNS) about the "Edit Wars" on the Religious Pages of Wikipedia clearly demonstrate the difficulty to Building Consensus.  But, there is a solution.  Clearly identify what are facts and what are conclusions.  Then...

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