That was the week that was* . . . diversity and diversity training were thrown out with the cat... by the White House and at least within federal government organizations. https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-combating-race-sex-stereotyping/?utm_source=link The White House rationale is a spin which sees the 'black & white' of an argument and not the gray (context) which surrounds it--simplicity … Continue reading Diversity ‘on the outs’?
The mind is the brain at work and culture is the creation of manifold individual minds composing a civilization where the legacy is handed on from one generation to the next. Charles Gillespie 1998 A quick review: in Post I and II I present a new look at implicit Bias. I argue for a … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Bias–Post III: The Human Imperfections
Polarization and Presidential Conventions August 21, 2020 a personal disclosure, an explainer book, the first presidential party convention and an introduction to a St. Louis couple who need counseling, desperately. I must disclose my political predilection at the outset. You may decide to continue reading, or not. Politically, I am socially liberal and fiscally conservative. … Continue reading Post V – a Pandemic and Party Conventions: the View from a Small Island
By March of 2020, articles about isolation and the effects of quarantine on relationship proliferate the internet. Some sexual, others platonic. Isolation serves notice to us all that life is different and a new normal could be expected. In my business-coaching practice, clients begin to share comments usually reserved for a therapist’s chair. Long-term partners, … Continue reading Post III: 2020, a pandemic romance–the view from a small island
Post II: Technology and a pandemic: the view from Roanoke island June 14, 2020 – Endemic Realities, education in the day of COVID and at the end, a story of lost air pods: If the economics and inequities of 2020 do not interfere (and they always are present), our pandemic world will be stitched together … Continue reading Post II: 2020 pandemic, the view from an island