A group of very diverse individuals met for three Saturdays to explore how to apply the Culture Bump protocol to healing circles.  They included people with diverse spiritual paths – Christian, Muslim, Buddhist as well as those with no formal religious belief.  Furthermore, they came from diverse backgrounds – the USA, Pakistan, Palestine, Vietnam, and […]

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I  learned that the culture bump process isn’t about changing anybody’s mind – including mine– its about broadening my own and hearing somebody else. This process makes me look at the way I think and the way I believe which is helpful. I feel better. This is a statement from an individual who analyzed his furious disagreement […]

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  I had a number of “ah ha” moments.  I clarified my own ideas and moved beyond my emotional reaction to the tweet.  In the process, I became aware of things about my family member’s values that had been completely unknown to me.   This is a statement from an individual who analyzed her outraged disagreement with President Obama’s tweet about […]

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Q 1.             Do you think tip is necessary? Why? It is Necessary. Tipping is not quite obligatory in USA. However, because the waiters or busboys are often paid fairly low wages,e.g.$2.5 per hour, it is the customary practice. [Service charge is always voluntary, even when it’s added to your bill. But if you deduct gratuity […]

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We are the Buffalo Team – Davy, Max, Wang and Victor.  As newcomers from China, arrangements were made for us to live in an apartment together.  Because everything is new to us; in the beginning we were happy, excited and enthusiastic.  Then when we dealt with trash dumping, something happened that made us feel a […]

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  I clarified my own ideas and moved beyond my emotional reaction to guns on campus.  In the process, I came to see Mr. Grisham in a very human light. This is a statement from an individual who analyzed her furious disagreement with a politician’s comments about guns on campus.   As a result, she concluded that it […]

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