Australian General Semantics Society .

AGS Sunday Seminar July, 2004

 

(Presented by Robert James)

 

Confronting the Challenge of Conflicting World Views

 

"Not exactly an original topic", you cry!

But let's look beyond the Institute's Conference papers,

and see how we might understand and apply some GS principles

to our global, local and personal conflicts.

 

 

 

~ Programme ~

 

1. Reflections on some of our seminars this year.

2. An Overview of the Conference / Seminar Process.

3. Looking at some of the Papers.

~~~ Lunch ~~~

4. Extracting and Applying some GS Principles from the Papers.

5. Applying these in a Timebinding Sense?

6. TheWay Forward for us ...

8. Business and Close.

 

~ End ~


 

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Australian General Semantics Society

 

"Confronting the Challenge of Conflicting World Views"

 

 

 

1. Reflections on some of our Seminars this year.

 

 

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2. An Overview of the Conference / Seminar Process.

 

a.     Recollections, Reflections and Reminiscences from the Conference,
by David Hewson and Laurie Cox.

b.     Considering the Scope and Content of the Agenda

 

Friday, October 31, 2003

WELCOME, OPENING, ADMINISTRATIVE Steve Stockdale, Jeff Mordkowitz

Comments on the 1st General Semantics Conference (1935) Lloyd Morain

The Conundrum of Knowing What I Didn't Know *Essay Award Karen Van Hoof

 

On Time-Binding as an Instrument of Peace Nan Bialek

From the Unconscious to the Conscious Kelly Duggan

DISCUSSION SESSION: Education as Non-A Activity Andrea Johnson

On Belief Systems Bob Eddy

Conspiracy Theory and Sound Argumentation Jon Bouknight

Beliefs Affecting Handwriting Communications Kate Gladstone

Dreams, Nightmares and Non-Violence Allen Flagg

DISCUSSION SESSIONS (Responder/Facilitator) Lynn Schuldt, Bob Potter

Workshop: Toward a Civil Society Katherine Liepe-Levinson

A GS Approach to Reducing Student Alienation Martin Levinson

Challenging Culturally-Expected Ways of Thinking Milton Dawes

 

Saturday, Nov 1

Seeking Unmediated Truths Gregg Hoffmann

Religion as a Belief System Dr. Abdul Salaam

Ramifications of Julian Jaynes's Theory of Consciousness for Traditional General Semantics

Phil Ardery

DISCUSSION SESSION (Responder/Facilitator) Alta Brock

A General Semantics View of the Changing Perceptions of Christ: Burton, Maryott, O'Byrne

Media Ethics Between Iraq and a Hard Place Jay Black

France - USA Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer

The Argentine Case Laura Bertone

DISCUSSION SESSION (Responder/Facilitator) Tom Heppe

Workshop: Non-Verbal Awareness Jeff Mordkowitz

Workshop: Rhythms Milton Dawes

8:00 PM Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Sanford I. Berman

 

Sunday, Nov 2

The Language of Change: General Semantics and The Tipping Point * Essay Award Malcolm Gladwell's Chip Stewart

Replacing Our Patterns of Universal Discord Andy Hilgartner

DISCUSSION: Intrapersonal Evolution Maurine Eckloff, Jeanne Stolzer

Changing Reputations:De-marginalizing General Semantics Bruce Kodish

DISCUSSION: The Future of General Semantics Jeff Mordkowitz

 

 

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3. Looking at some of the Papers.

 

*** * ***

 

4. Extracting and Applying some GS Principles from the Papers.

 

*** * ***

 

5. Applying these in a Timebinding Sense?

 

*** * ***

 

6. The Way Forward for us ...

 

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7. Business, and Close

 

 

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