Tag Archive: war

Enemy Perspectives in War

In war and violent conflict, we don’t get to know the perspective of the people we are fighting against. It’s easier, emotionally, to fight against a people when we can black box them as simply “bad guys” or “targets”…nothing more. And in the process, we simply ignore their perspective. Little to we allow ourself to…
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Shallow Reform vs. Deep Reform

I’ve recently come off the end of a watchdog movement of a major institution, and have learned many lessons on the reality of power, and the oppression of marginalized perspectives. One such lesson is the distinction between shallow and deep reform. Shallow reform matches the reform zeitgeist without challenging power structure. It is in line with…
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Integrating Perspectives: A Worthy Challenge

The responsibility of integrating perspectives — ensuring that each perspective is accounted for in our heart and actions — is not for the faint of heart. It can sometimes be an arduous, grueling, and frustrating job, filled with confusion, paradox, and doubt. The responsibility involves self-reflecting on each and every decision we make, continuously and…
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The Bigger Picture of Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis, by and large, primarily has been used in the last few years as a means for companies to better understand, respond to, and target the needs of their customers and potential customers. And…that is fine. Helping a company link with its support base is how business works, and how our economy thrives. That’ said,…
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