Teaching Teens About Healthy Disagreement

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By: Robert Garrett

In Braving the Wilderness, author Brené Brown says, “In philosophy, “you’re either with us or against us” is considered a false dichotomy or a false dilemma. It’s a move to force people to take sides. [However] the ability to think past either/or situations is the foundation of critical thinking, but still, it requires courage. Getting curious and asking questions happens outside our bunkers of certainty.” Continue reading “Teaching Teens About Healthy Disagreement”

The ‘Gift’ of COVID

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By: Robert Garrett

I was recently talking to the Head of Human Resources for a large organisation about their corporate strategy. During our chat she said something that caught my attention, “to be honest, COVID has been a gift”. It was an odd phrase in light of the current state of the planet – over 315,000 deaths globally (at the time of writing) and a significant rise in unemployment and financial devastation. Continue reading “The ‘Gift’ of COVID”

Former Deputy Prime Minister Tribute to the Late Ravi Zacharias — “A Superb and Gracious Mind”

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By: Hope 103.2

It may well be that not many Australians have heard of Ravi Zacharias, the Indian-born America-living Christian apologist. However, those who have would know him as a man who had a superb and gracious mind and who had helped an extraordinary number of people — including countless Australians — ‘find’ themselves. Continue reading “Former Deputy Prime Minister Tribute to the Late Ravi Zacharias — “A Superb and Gracious Mind””