February 15, 2019
Karen Feste, Director of the Conflict Resolution Institute at the University of Denver Korbel School of International Studies, has just reissued her book “Terminate Terrorism — Framing, Gaming, and Negotiating Conflicts,” at a time when we really need to improve our skill set for dealing with terrorism and with significant inter group conflicts in several areas of the world.
August 8, 2018
Medical science has long known that stress for mothers increases the incidence of premature birth. The issue that we need to understand is whether that is a key issue relative to our communities today. Danyelle Solomon, in her attached article, makes the point very logically and very persuasively that racism in our country is a key generator of stress, and that issue of racism-triggered stress needs to be understood in order for us to figure out how to deal with premature birth problems.
July 27, 2018
Amazing new science about the huge value and the direct immediate impact and the powerful long-term benefit that results from cuddling our children in the first weeks and months of life now shows us that our genetic programing actually changes in a positive way for children who are cuddled.
April 6, 2018
Our basic packages of tribal instincts are causing problems in more than two hundred settings in the world today. We see conflicts between groups in all of those settings that draw on the basic thought processes, values, emotions and inter group behaviors that those instincts create.
October 17, 2017
Only instincts can create patterns that exist across cultures and back into history. Anytime we see a pattern of behavior that shows up in multiple settings and over extended periods of time, we know that there are instincts that function as the connection factor creating those behaviors.