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Inquiring Minds: How can we reduce violence in the US?

Event: Inquiring Minds

Topic: How can we reduce violence in the US?

Host: Kevin Moriarty

Are there patterns related to violence?

What countries have more/less violence and why?

What are the long term effects of violence?

Can violence related data give an insight?

Baltimore Sun

Homicide victim maps

Come and share your insights for the benefit of others, and be open to change for the benefit of yourself.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Joe's review was spot on.
    I'll add it was fun and opened a door to a visually facilitated meeting.
    If you have a suggestion for next months topic, let me know, I'm the facilitator.

    March 3, 2013

  • Joe G.

    Intense discussion that would have benefited by a containment of scope, if the intent was to actually come up with viable alternatives. As a general free-form discussion. it was entertaining and informative, though not without its moments of "violent" passion.

    March 2, 2013

  • Mary

    I look at "violence" as a multifacted dynamic embodying the "visible" direct-physical impact and the "invisible" languishing in economic and political abandonment. ~~~Mary C.

    February 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      In other news, we need more Marys in the world.

      February 20, 2013

    • Joe G.

      Might I *extreme* manifestation possibly due to one's inability (at the moment of stimulus) to express of a more moderate response?

      March 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Want to come. No transportation!

    February 6, 2013

    • Anita R.

      Wendy, what are the major cross streets near whre you live? Maybe one of the attendees can give you a lift.

      February 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks, Anita. Cave Creek and Beardsley. I won't need transportation for this meeting, but perhaps another time. I'll keep it in mind.

      February 28, 2013

  • Cassandra B.

    My first time to attend! Great topic, too! Bringing my brother and my daughter. : )

    February 25, 2013

  • Mary

    The "visible" direct-direct physical impact" refers to an assault on "humans." Yet when you referenced it as "good" I think you may be referencing the "animal" specie and the "survial of the fittest." And that is a valid implication--as well as suggesting it as a method to uncover the foundational causes of social and environmental injustice. It embodyies the multifacted-dynamic. Thanks Kevin.

    February 21, 2013

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