Inteview with Judith Butler
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Write down arguments of people who are for and against using the word ‘gender’
Anti-Gender Ideology movement
Feminist / LGBT movements
1.This course is supportive for equality
2.This course is damaging to traditional values
3.The views above are too extreme
Choose in which group you feel most comfortable. Discuss your arguments. If you want to change group, you can go to another one.
Which arguments did you think of?
2.Ask for clarification
3.Try to understand what other people really need
4.Understand that what people say is not always what they really need
5.You can guess people feelings and needs, but know you can never be sure
6.Say your own opinion in such a way that it does not sound as a judgement or rejection of others
Discuss how you can connect to the deeper needs that lie beyond the arguments of the other group?
Think of open and not judgmental questions you can ask them.
Think of how you can say your own opinion without hurting them.
If you are in the equality group, explore the deeper needs of the traditional values group.
If you are in the traditional values group, explore the deeper needs of the equality group.
If you are in the middle group, explore the deeper needs of the more extreme group that you are most puzzled about.