Darrel Ray's Blog Posts Tagged 'defensiveness' (2)

Defensiveness, your greatest enemy

Defensiveness is the enemy of learning and change. How many times have you tried to give someone important information about their performance, presentation, appearance, behavior only to have them respond defensively and even get angry and attack you? How did their response make you feel? Did you find yourself avoiding them or hesitant to tell them other things?



Turn that around. How many times has someone tried to tell you…
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Added by Darrel Ray on July 24, 2012 at 11:05am — 8 Comments

Ethical Society and confronting the religious

I will be speaking this Sunday, April 29 to the St. Louis Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton Rd. St. Louis . Hope to see some of the Atheist Nexus members there.



I was discussing the issue of Atheist behavior toward theists with a colleague recently and thought I would put up my answer to one of his questions:



In my talks, I often try and discuss the four principles of communication with a theist (p. 182 of The God Virus). Unfortunately, I find that there is a good deal of… Continue

Added by Darrel Ray on March 25, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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