On Reaching Agreement

Program KS4-6ab • 58 mins


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Here are two contemporary approaches to the essential human task of building unity and understanding. Harvard Law Professor Roger Fisher brilliantly outlines ways of thinking through disputes so as to find acceptable compromises. On Part 2, a look at decision-making among Quakers who follow neither “majority rules” nor even consensus if it comes from merely “splitting the difference” between opposing ideas. Rather, they seek to reflect deeply enough to discover “God’s will” in each case.

Note: This is part of our series, “Kindred Spirits,” which contains four volumes of 12 half-hour segments.


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