Forum, January 2018

Disagreement isn’t aggression I am grateful for the December 2017 issue’s theme of  “Conflict and Controversy.”  The personal stories and reflections have inspired my own thoughts on this matter. Especially noteworthy was Chris Morrissey’s comment in “The Heart of This Crazy Commitment”: “It feels particularly jarring in a Quaker community where peace can be defined so expansively that the slightest disagreement feels like an act of aggression.” When a slight disagreement feels like an act of aggression, meaningful communication is discouraged, and consequently, the truth, the light🔒

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