Attitudinal Reform

By Dr Rudi Webster

We all live under the same sky but we don’t see the same horizon. If reality were objective we would all have a uniform view, but because it is subjective we see different things and think and behave differently.

Some people cannot see beyond a certain view or distance and their myopic view causes major problems in their perception, thinking, and decision-making. This is most dangerous during periods of conflict.

A person with a limited view might look at a triangle and describe it as a line. Another person with a wider view might describe it as an angle. And a third person with a full view might describe it as a triangle. When these people compare observations they often cannot believe that they are talking about the same thing. Many conflicts arise and persist because opponents can only see the ….