Powerful conversations. Deeper Understanding.
Many of our problems today seem intractable, whether they be extreme conflicts in locations like the Middle East or deep race, gender and socioeconomic divisions across the planet. Our social problems are too complex for any one group or individual to tackle. We all must be part of the solution. When diverse minds come together with an open attitude to listening to the stories and findings of those they might not otherwise meet, we gain a more holistic perspective on issues that seem insurmountable. Insights and solutions emerge, and hearts shift.
That conviction underlies the creation of the Inspire Dialogue Foundation. We convene individuals from a wide cross section of society for powerful conversations, with an aim to deepen understanding and allow wisdom to emerge. Collective problems require collective solutions. We all share the same concerns, the same problems as members of the human race. Our aim is to lay the groundwork for better solutions by seeking greater clarity and understanding at a deeper level through dialogue.
A globalized economy is no respecter of national boundaries. Crises do not read maps. Elsewhere is here. The crises belong to all of us. That is the negative face of this positive interdependence.
Because the nature of Dialogue is exploratory, its meaning and its methods continue to unfold. No firm rules can be laid down for conducting a Dialogue because its essence is learning …
David Bohm, Physicist