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Civility: does it matter?

Principled Innovation values engaging “multiple and diverse perspectives” (Practice C2) in seeking to understand problems and identify solutions. In this article on the website of the National Conference of State Legislatures, author Angela Andrews explains that civil discourse is more than politeness: it involves an honest and strong defense of one’s beliefs, and patience and intellectual humility to hear from others.


   8 minutes

   By: National Conference of State Legislatures

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners

Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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