1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis Lu)

1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis Lu)

文章Lewis Lu » 週六 1月 04, 2020 2:01 pm

Hi all,

My name is Lewis Lu and it's my pleasure to be the host today. Hopefully we all have a wonderful and a deep talk in this meeting.

Today is a big day for the democracy of Taiwan so I decided to discuss a more deeper issue: How to Fix Our Broken Political Conversations.
Here is the link from TedxTalk:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LrThf-Beq0

The first session will focus on the "fact" research and the second session will put more strength on "causations" and "solutions" of the issue.

First Session:

Q1: Do you think Taiwan has the problem "Broken Political Conversations" ? Why or why not?

Q2: Do you think that the problem of the "Broken Political Conversations" in Taiwan is more severe than the U.S? Why or why not?

Q3: Does PRC has the problem of the Broken Political Conversations? Why or why not?

Second Session:

Q4: Based on the Q1 to Q3, what causes the problem of the Broken Political Conversations?

Q5: Does "Broken Political Conversations" have positive or negative effect for the society or the democracy? Why?

Q6: Based on the Q5, If you were the policy makers, how would you solve the problem of "Broken Political Conversations"?

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Agenda:
3:45 ~ 4:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
4:00 ~ 4:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
4:10 ~ 4:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
4:50 ~ 5:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
5:10 ~ 5:15pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
5:15 ~ 5:55pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
6:00 ~ 6:20pm Summarization (20 mins)
6:20 ~ 6:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements
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聚會時間:請準時 4:00 pm 到 ~ 約 6:30 pm 左右結束
星期六聚會地點:丹堤濟南店
地址、電話:台北市濟南路三段25號 地圖 (02) 2740-2350
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章Luis Ko » 週六 1月 11, 2020 1:19 am

"You can't choose to believe in something that you don't believe in. The human psyche just doesn't work that way." these are two sentences i happened to read recently. guess it probably says it all about this topic, or i'm just being too sceptical. :lol:
i might be a cynic and, a sceptic as well but, i'm definitely not a bad person!!
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章Michael-liu » 週六 1月 11, 2020 6:29 am

Very good topic for the big election day!
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章Michael-liu » 週六 1月 11, 2020 7:15 am

1. How do we make the argument for same sex marriage by connecting the value of patriotism? (As said in the video)
It beats me!

2. Core values for Blue (藍營)

Pro-unification
China friendly
Chinese culture
Support nuclear power
Patriotism for ROC
Family value? ( I don't think this counts.)

3. Core values for Green(綠營)

Pro-independence
Anti-China
Sovereignty
Taiwanese culture
Refuse nuclear power
Same sex marriage? (I don't think this counts)

So, how do both parties make political conversations by using other party's core values? I think it is mission impossible. Haha......
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章Kooper » 週六 1月 11, 2020 10:59 am

I like the speech for holding a constructive attitude toward the problem of a growing polarized country. It’s a well saying by the speaker that we should be part of the solution rather than part of the problem. Coming to terms with the reality that political polarization is here to stay in Taiwan and just continuing business as usual, or, taking a more aggressive approach trying to eradicate the other side has been proved to bring us nowhere for the last few decades. Maybe we should leverage these study findings and take a crack at it in the new way.
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章David Jr. » 週六 1月 11, 2020 12:19 pm

Remember all what your mom has told you, and do the opposite.
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Re: 1/11(Sat) Fix Our Broken Political Conversations (Lewis

文章Kooper » 週二 1月 14, 2020 10:53 am

Attendees(22): Iris, Sherry, Steve, Michael, Morris, Timothy, Winston, Gloria, Lewis (host), David, Kooper, Christine, Tashi, Michelle, Luis, Jerry, Ellen, Holly, Julian, Kat, Douglas, Daphne
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