Jostling among tensions in relating to audience
January 28, 2014 2 Comments
Do not expect to learn or change without moving among or being jostled by the interplay or tensions between these different considerations.
The quote refers to a “mandala” of six considerations in learning where you take initiative in relationships, such as those with your advisors and peers (http://www.faculty.umb.edu/pjt/MakingSpace.html; animation). It applies equally well to the very first draft of considerations in relating to audience when you want to convey a position that runs against the mainstream, as depicted here:
Suggestions welcome to refine or develop this.
(Thanks to Constance C. and MaryLou H. for this morning’s writing support group discussion, out of which this new mandala emerged.)
Springy cube version: