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8/19 – Contemplative Dialogue Practices: An inquiry into deep interiority, shadow work, and insight

Feature Articles / August-November 2015

Tom Murray


Introduction: Dialogue and the Pulse of Freedom

Dialogue invokes ideals of equality, participation, freedom, collaboration, responsibility, diversity, creativity, and adaptation. A central theme in the advancement of human society is the movement from rigid and authoritarian to more responsive, democratic, and thus dialogic social practices. Open, free, authentic, rich, and reciprocal communication is seen as essential to generating acceptable life conditions in our world of dizzying complexity, rapid change, global interconnectedness (Habermas, …