Monthly Archives: July 2007

13 07, 2007

Dialogue and Deliberation

By | July 13th, 2007|About, Deliberation, Dialogue, Dictionary|4 Comments

The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) provides a good definition of dialogue and deliberation, and describes how the two relate to each other: So what are dialogue and deliberation anyway? Dialogue is a process that allows people, usually in small groups, to share their perspectives and experiences with one another about difficult issues [...]

7 07, 2007

Politics — The process by which groups of people make decisions

By | July 7th, 2007|About, Dictionary|0 Comments

According to Wikipedia: Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. ... Although the term is generally applied to behavior within governments, politics is observed in all human group interactions, including corporate, academic, and religious institutions. Politics consists of "social relations involving authority or power". and refers to the regulation of a [...]