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.
A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients.
In 2019 Americans visited the library more often than they went to a movie or attended a sporting event. But far from institutions of the past, libraries today are rapidly evolving, ensuring free access to knowledge and protecting democracy.