Alan Klein (Alan@klein.net)
Sun, 4 Mar 2001 12:51:35 -0500
I agree with you. We don't know what we don't know! Democracy, being willing
to let go of assumptions, and being willing and able to receive feedback
from others relative to your impact on them are all essential to effective
interaction in a democratic school.
----- Original Message -----
From: "highland" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> What about the language we speak and the cultural assumptions we make? If
> the physical environment is such an issue, what about the more subtle
> influences? Hidden agendas are not always hidden because we don't want
> others to know about them - sometimes WE don't even know about them. One
> reason for diversity in interactions and reflection on our actions is to
> help figure out our hidden agendas. I think we have to have faith in
> democratic process as a way to keep us honest.
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