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Learn How To

Listen with presence and ask more generous questions
Frame conversations with wonder and humility
Move beyond a discourse of certainty or absolutism
Hold more productive conversations in the service of social change

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Course Syllabus

01

THE ART OF ASKING QUESTIONS

Video: Introduction to the Course from Krista Tippett

Activity: Introduce Yourself to the Course Community

Video: How to Move Towards Beautiful Questions

Video: How to Ask Simple Questions that Draw Forth Depth

Video: How to Ask Questions that Move Old Debates to New Places

Resource: Conversation Starter #1

02

THE ART OF LISTENING

Video: How to Listen with Presence

Video: How to Create a Hospitable Space for Conversation

Video: How to Bring Your Own Experience into a Conversation

Resource: Conversation Starter #2

03

WHY WE NEED A NEW TYPE OF CONVERSATION

Video: Why Achieving Common Ground Should Not be the Goal

Video: Why We Need Bridge People

Resource: Conversation Starter #3

04

LESSONS FROM KRISTA’S CONVERSATION PARTNER

Video: What Children Can Teach Us About Becoming Wise

Video: How to Stay Unafraid of What Remains Mysterious

Video: How Small Groups Create Social Change

Video: How Human Change Can Happen

Resource: Conversation Starter #4

05

TOWARDS CONVERSATIONS THAT ADVANCE CHANGE

Video: Why We Need Humility

Video: Learning to Speak Together Differently

Resource: Conversation Starter #5

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Course Description

This course is for anyone looking to spark meaningful dialogue across lines of difference in the service of social change. Since 2001, Krista Tippett has hosted conversations on the big questions of meaning with guests including Dalai Lama, Maya Angelou and Desmond Tutu. She models a conversational style that elicits wisdom and cultivates generous listening.

You will learn about Krista's practices for identifying “bad” questions, becoming a generous listener, and moving toward a style of inquiry that elicits more wisdom.

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About
the Instructor

Krista Tippett

Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, recipient of the National Humanities Medal awarded by Barack Obama in 2014, New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. and host on radio show "On Being".

About
the Instructor

Krista Tippett

Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, recipient of the National Humanities Medal awarded by Barack Obama in 2014, New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. and host on radio show "On Being".

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