L26 -Bohm’s Dream: a Revolution in How We Communicate

Those who had experienced the pains of failed communications are pushed by the situation to search — with their brains, with their alternating mix of anger and despair, and with their souls — for answers to the pregnant KM question “What went wrong and why?”

Failure is a source of energy. How to use this energy is our choice.

Most millionaires have experienced failures. Masters of life have risen from many failures. The energy from failure can be channeled to spur greater learning. Barbra Streisand, in her song “Lessons to be Learned” sang:

    “There are no mistakes, just lessons to be learned.”

Harvard Professor David Bohm and Mark Edwards, in their book “Changing Consciousness: Exploring the Hidden Source of the Social, Political, and Environmental Crises Facing Our World,” said

    “Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or to conform to those of others and without distortion and self deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture?”

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DAVID BOHM

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