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Playground Arguments and Cultural Conversations (Part 2): Influential Voices

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In my last post I introduced the metaphor of playground arguments as representative of cultural conversations over moral and ethical boundaries in our pluralistic American society.  People holding diverse value systems do not always agree over playground rules and boundaries. One group insists, Fair!  Another cries, Foul!  I posed the … Continue reading

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Playground Arguments and Cultural Conversations

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Remember playground arguments about whether a ball was fair our out-of-bounds? It was fair!  Are you crazy?  Clearly, it was foul! Each side is firmly convinced that it had the true view of the play.  Of course, there is no objective umpire … Continue reading

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