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A Time for Elders to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing: events happen rapidly, opinions morph daily, actions occur impulsively, mobs act randomly, and politicians squabble bitterly. Everything seems to be spiraling out of control. The vast … Continue reading

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Demands and “White Privilege”: 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. 11

This is the eleventh 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 Suggestion #7: Traditionalists Have an Advantage, pt. … 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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We Aren’t All WEIRD: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 8

This is the eighth 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 #5: We Aren’t All Weird Many Weird … 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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Morality Binds and Blinds: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 6

This is the sixth 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 #3: Morality Binds and Blinds Morality binds … 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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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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