Multimedia – The Response/Cure: Being Radically Decent

These materials discuss ways in which we can supplant mainstream habits of living with a Radical Decency practice.

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AS INDIVIDUALS
Brown, Brene, The Power of Vulnerability (June 2010) (video, 20 minutes), available on the web through TED, Ideas Worth Spreading
(vulnerability and authenticity as the path to a sense of worthiness)

Siegel, Daniel, What Is Mindsight (Nov. 12, 2010) (video, 10 minutes), available on YouTube
Siegel, Daniel, The Triangle of Well Being (video, 15 minute), available on YouTube
(offers an definition of the “mind” as a mental process that regulates energy and information [first video] and “mental health” as the cultivation and integration of insight, self regulation, and relationship)

Reflection 27: Radical Decency — The Basics (Feb. 20, 2011) (podcast, 10 minutes)
(a review of the rationale for Radical Decency, its core practices and psychic pay-offs)

Reflection 32: Being the Person I Hope to Become – My Personal Guide for Living
(the author’s personal guide for seeking to live a more radically decent life)

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IN POLITICS
Stevenson, Bryan, We Need to Talk About Injustice (March 2012) (video, 23 minutes), available on the web through TED, Ideas Worth Spreading
(commitment to social justice as an essential aspect of a humane and decent society)

Reflection 12: Radical Decency in Politics – Pitfalls and Possibilities
(fundamental change in the political realm requires us to systematically challenge the indecent values that fuel our indecent public choices, and to cultivate far more collaborative approaches to change)

Reflection 45: Re-Visioning Social Change Work
(detailed description of how Radical Decency’s values-based approach could lead social justice organizations to modify their internal processes and substantive programs and tactics, and deepen their collaboration with personal growth types)

Reflection 55: Be Decent to Hitler?
(consistent with Radical Decency’s principles, how to deal with a politician who, we belief, is unscrupulous and dangerous in ways that are self-protective, embrace our responsibility to resist injustice and, at the same time, are respectful, understanding and empathic)

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IN BUSINESS
Reflection 39: A Radically Decent Business – Lessons Learned
(practical lessons drawn from the experiences of the owner of a radically decent business)

Reflection 43: A Fairy Tale
(describing the ideal evolution of a radically decent business)

Reflection 52: Marketing Radical Decency – Lessons Learned
(cautioning against a mainstream approach that molds the message to the target audience; arguing in favor of a message that is forthright in its radical aims and invitational — rather than proselytory — in its approach)

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