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Gravitational pull

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Gravitational pull

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On two occasions recently I have viscerally felt the ‘gravitational pull’ of a narrative, or ‘story’ about what is taking place. The first experience was evoked by case-work brought to a Dialogue Practice Development Group by a participant. It was an intense conversation between two people, where:

• they held opposing points of view and both were advocating;
• reputations were at stake; and
• emotions were engaged. (more…)