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Approaches to Mediation
Mediation at the Crossroads
A Brief Look at the Mediation Process as We Practice It
The Mediation Process as Chris Practices It
The Mediation Process as Carol Practices It
Overcoming Animosity
Establishing Ground Rules
Setting Objectives
Structured Decision Making
Confict Is a Choice
What Is a “Right”?
The Equality of Differences
Environmental Justice Is Predicated on Human Equality
Resource Overexploitation: A Matter of Perceived Loss
Conflict Is a Mistake
Conflict Is Usually Based on the Misjudgment of Appearances
Biophysical Principles of Sustainability
The Waterbed Principle
Understanding the Law of Cosmic Unification
The Inviolate Biophysical Principles
Principle 1: Everything Is a Relationship
Principle 2: All Relationships Are Productive
Principle 4: All Systems Are Defined by Their Function
Principle 7: All Relationships Have One or More Trade-Offs
Principle 8: Change Is a Process of Eternal Becoming
Principle 9: All Relationships Are Irreverisible
Principle 14: Dynamic Disequilibrium Rules All Systems
Social Principles of Sustainability
The Paradox of Life
Air: The Breath of Life—And of Death
Soil: The Great Placenta
Water: A Captive of Gravity
Biodiversity: The Variety of Life
Sunlight: The Source of Global Energy
Human Population: A Matter of Gender Equality
How the Commons Usufruct Law Arose
Social Principles of Engagement in a Sustainable Society
Principle 7: We Must Consciously Limit Our “Wants”
The Human Equation
A Child’s Gift
We Take Our Family with Us
Homeostasis Is Designed to Hide Dysfunction
Boundaries, the Silent Language
Anger and Aggression
Standards and Judgment
The Capacity for Rational Thought
Everyone Is Right from a Personal Point of View
Communication: The Interpersonal Element
Language as a Tool
The Use of Silence in Communication
The Need to Be Heard
The Basic Elements of Communication
Changes in the Oxford Children’s Dictionary
Nature Deficit Disorder in Children
Barriers to Communication
Lack of a Common Experience or Frame of Reference
Generalized Personality Traits
Making Language Real
The Process Is the Decision
Faith in the Process Is Belief in the Outcome
The Primacy of Process
Perception Is Truth; Facts Are Relative
Reframing the Issue
Confict Is a Learning Partnership
Leadership Is the Art of Being a Servant
Hidden Agendas
Rethinking the Use of Consensus
Mediator as Teacher
The Foundation of Learning
How People Learn
Factors Affecting Perception
The Fallacy of Rescuing
A Mediator’s Role in Participant Relationships
Mediation Means Total Participation
Detachment and Equanimity
As a Mediator, You Must Be a Sieve, Not a Sponge
Have a Beginner’s Mind
Being Oneself
The Continual Learning Curve
Not Knowing an Answer Is Okay
Success or Failure Is the Interpretation of an Event
Chris’s Measure of Success
Carol’s Measure of Success
The Labels of Success or Failure
Being One Pointed
Coping with Change
Practicing the Mediation of Conscience
Compromise and the Point of Balance
A Curriculum of Compassion and Justice
Mediation As a Gift Is Free but As a Trade Has a Cost
Who Are We As a Culture?
Vision, Goals, and Objectives
What About the Children?
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