Taking time to notice your map

Mario Rinvolucri.
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    Mario Rinvolucri.
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    United Kingdom
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text delves into the challenges of communication and understanding diverse perspectives, using a farewell kiss between an Algerian man and an Englishman. He highlights cultural differences, emphasizing individuals' unique "maps" of reality. The counseling scenario with John and David underscores the importance of recognizing others' perspectives. Rinvolucri introduces an experiential exercise using written role-play to build empathy and encourage considering multiple viewpoints. The exercise includes a discussion phase observed by a minority, fostering an appreciation for diverse perspectives. The text suggests applying these ideas in training and language exercises, acknowledging educators like Chris Argyris and Sue Leather for shaping these concepts.
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