Pathways Towards Perspective Change

Key pathways towards Perspective Change are 


discourse,

reflection

and engagement.

Exposure/

Discourse

Engagement

Reflection

Pathways Towards

Perspective Change

Perspective Change is a deep structural shift in our

 

thoughts,

 

feelings,

 

actions,

 

awareness

 

and way of being.

 

Thoughts

Feelings

Actions

Awareness

Ways of Being

A Deep Structural Shift

Exposure/

Discourse

Engagement

Reflection

In academia we highly value cognitive discourse.

Yet it is limited to support Perspective Change

Exposure /Discourse

Engagement

Reflection

Thoughts

Actions

Awareness

Ways of Being

A Deep Structural Shift

Feelings

Engagement

Reflection

Thoughts

Actions

Awareness

Ways of Being

A Deep Structural Shift

Feelings

Cognitive

Discourse

   Cognitive discourse focuses on transforming our thoughts,

 

but not often our feelings, wider awareness,

    actions and ways of being.

Engagement

Reflection

Personal

Dialogue

Cognitive

Discourse

Personal dialogue processes can be an interactive and

safe laboratory for perspective change.

Dialogues have the potential to create real-life-experiences that touch people on all three levels:

Feelings

Awareness

Thoughts

Processing Knowledge​

Processing Emotions

Processing Diversity

Personal

Dialogue

Engagement

Reflection

Cognitive

Discourse

Key pathways within dialogue that strongly support

Perspective Change are:

PROCESS

EMPATHY

DIVERSIFY

Personal Process: Sharing stories of personal significance

                 with honesty and vulnerability.

Empathy: Care and curiosity as core qualities for a safe

           (not necessarily comfortable) interaction.

Diversify: An open exchange of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Engagement

Reflection

Cognitive

Discourse

Personal

Dialogue

PATHWAYS TOWARDS PERSPECTIVE CHANGES

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PATHWAYS TOWARDS PERSPECTIVE CHANGES

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