By David Bohm, Lee Nichol, Peter Senge
By no means ahead of has there been a better want for deeper listening and extra open verbal exchange to deal with the complicated difficulties dealing with our agencies, companies and societies. popular scientist David Bohm believed there has been a greater manner for humanity to find which means and to accomplish concord. He pointed out inventive discussion, a sharing of assumptions and knowing, as a way during which the person, and society as a complete, can examine extra approximately themselves and others, and attain a renewed feel of function.
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It is as if you yourself are under attack when your opinion is challenged. Opinions thus tend to be experienced as “truths,” even though they may only be your own assumptions and your own background. You got them from your teacher, your family, or by reading, or in yet some other way. Then for one reason or another you are identiﬁed with them, and you defend them. Dialogue is really aimed at going into the whole thought process and changing the way the thought process occurs collectively. We haven’t really paid much attention to thought as a process.
People avoid that, because they know that there’s going to be trouble and they skirt those questions. But if we sustain the dialogue it’s going to come up. The question is what happens then. We discussed previously that something can happen, if people will stay with it, which will change their whole attitude. At a certain moment we may have the insight that each one of us is doing the same thing – sticking to the absolute necessity of his idea – and that nothing can happen if we do that. If so, it may raise the question “Is it absolutely necessary?
It may not necessarily be the right one; it may be that none of them are right. Therefore, we won’t be doing the right thing when we try to get together. This problem arises whenever people meet for dialogue, or legislators try to get together, or businessmen try to get together, or whatever. If we all had to do a job together, we would likely ﬁnd that each one of us would have diﬀerent opinions and assumptions, and thus we would ﬁnd it hard to do the job. The temperature could go way up. In fact, there are people facing this problem in large corporations.