Topic: Public discourse

Agreeing to disagree: The difference between talking at and talking with someone else

Oct. 19, 2010
Do you really know why you hate the incumbent?

Public discourse is no longer about conversation. That is a real shame. We have gotten used to speeches and sound bites. Even when individuals with opposing views appear on TV or the radio, they tend not to talk with each other. They simply talk near each other.

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National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Speaks in Austin for the American Civility Tour

Oct. 5, 2010

Event: The Harry Ransom Center and University Co-op presents a Harry Ransom Lecture with National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chairman

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