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January 26, 2012

Synergy Tutoring

This is a transcribed excerpt from a talk given by Robert Fuller, author of Somebodies and Nobodies: Overcoming the Abuse of Rank. The full talk and summary are available on Seminars About Long Term Thinking.

“[Once you become aware of rankism], you begin to catch yourself in rankist acts.  Acts of superciliousness, of domineering, of denigration, of ridicule, of sneering.  You catch yourself acting in a way that is a damaging assertion of presumed rank.

Why do we do this?  I think we do it because we are predators.  We are great predators, the best the world has ever seen…  We have a predatory history, and we wouldn’t have gotten this far without it.

Now we’re at a stage where opportunities for cooperation abound if we can retire our predaciousness…Countries that have done it…have turned out to be more powerful than countries that still celebrate predation, because they…

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