The Third Side of Conflict is Peace
We're all one family, says mediator and author William Ury, and all of the planet's more than 15,000 "tribes" are somehow in touch with one another. Just like many families, the world is rife with conflict. In an age where almost anyone can find a gun and weapons of mass destruction are within reach, how do we reconcile our differences? It starts, argues Ury, with listening.
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