A Friend is Someone Who is Good at Not Getting Along With You

The character of a team is revealed not by how much affection its members display during times of agreement, but by how well its members learn to communicate and coexist during moments of dispute. Getting along when we agree is evidence neither of compatibility nor camaraderie. Getting along when we agree¬†is just a part of… Continue reading A Friend is Someone Who is Good at Not Getting Along With You

I disagree with “I disagree”

“I disagree”, when offered as the final statement in response to any idea, strikes me as the ¬†least productive stance that could be taken if one’s purpose for engaging alternative perspectives involves learning and personal growth. “I disagree”, in the sense I have described above, seems to lead to nothing more than a triumphant sense… Continue reading I disagree with “I disagree”