The longer we listen to one another — with real attention — the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.

Barbara Deming (b. 1917) American author, activist, pacifist
Talk, Florida State U. (4 Mar 1977)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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