Author Topic: Thoughts on Democracy and Discussion  (Read 777 times)

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Offline MH

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Re: Thoughts on Democracy and Discussion
« Reply #30 on: December 16, 2017, 08:39:28 am »
Well, my "club" is dying. 

There is some parallel with my ideas on meta-discussion, and society failing to take root... with my success at work these days.

I have influence in my company because of my status as a kind of special advisory to the VP so my ideas are listened to and implemented.  And they work.  My identity is changing, and it seems to be:

- I understand meta-patterns and abstractions very well (this is borne out by my academic history which was miserable in university, but became stellar in later-year studies of abstract maths)
- I fail to make people understand why my observations are correct, in some cases, however...
- I get better at getting people to buy into my ideas (at work) by using my influence, my quirky personality, my energy, my goodwill, and my bag of sneaky communication tricks which include my acting