Tag Archives: cultural divide

Rioting, Class, and Black on Black Violence: 12 Reflections on the Past Month

By Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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#2 Exhausted Liberalism is Under Attack: 12 Reflections on the Past Several Weeks  

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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Traditionalist Have an Advantage: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 10

This is the tenth of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #7: Traditionalists Have an Advantage, pt. 1 … Continue reading

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Karma and Compassion: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 9

This is the ninth of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #6: Karma and Compassion Compassion is one … Continue reading

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Intuition, Not Reason, Drives Moral Judgments: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 5

This is the fifth of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #2: Intuition, Not Reason, Drives Moral Judgments, … Continue reading

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Understanding Others: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 3

This is the third of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #1: Understanding Others, pt. 2 Awareness of … Continue reading

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Understanding Others: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 2

This is the second of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #1: Understanding Others, pt. 1 Understanding worldviews … Continue reading

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Bridging the Cultural Divide: A Difficult Endeavor, pt. 1

This is the first of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Do you ever think or say: “Why don’t … Continue reading

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A Divided Country: Rising Expectations, pt. 1

By Dr. Denise R. Ames I remember reading Charles Dickens’ historical novel, A Tale of Two Cities, in my high school English class many years ago. This memorable quote opens the book: “It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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Discovering the Cultural Divide: My Journey to Understanding, Part 1

Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my forthcoming book (January 2020), Divided: Five Colliding Worldviews and How to Navigate Them. I would like to share with you some ideas … Continue reading

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