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#3 The Looting/Rioting Element: 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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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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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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Finding Commonalities: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 7

This is the seventh 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 #4: Finding Commonalities: Emphasizing Similarities More Than … Continue reading

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Intuition, Not Reason, Drives Moral Judgments: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 4

This is the fourth 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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A Possible Tipping Point: Seeing the World through Corona Eyes

By Dr. Denise R. Ames As I launch my new book, Divided: Five Colliding Worldviews and How to Navigate Them, I am reflecting on seeing the world through “corona eyes”  Despite the coronavirus, the cultural divide is still with us. … Continue reading

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Shattering the Old: Seeing the World through Corona Eyes, pt. 2

I am writing a series of posts about our new reality: we are seeing the world through coronavirus eyes. By Dr. Denise R. Ames In just a few weeks’ time, our old way of life is shattering before our eyes. … Continue reading

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Seeing the World through Corona Eyes: Reflections on the Coronavirus

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The coronavirus is a deadly disease that is spreading havoc through the human world. It is upending our lives and overturning our daily routines. It has appeared so suddenly into the human world that we … Continue reading

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