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Chapter 2: Relational Responsibility in Practice
So I am searching for the threads—
Like the many textures and colors of a vast Persian rug.
Similarities of wonder, and goodness and love,
Commonalities of wishes, and hopes and dreams—
Lines of light that weave us together
Lines of love that whisper of oneness
We have now outlined a rationale for a process of relational responsibility and offered a range of theoretical resources for animating such a process. We now move in a more practical direction. Given these various lines of reasoning, how might a process of relational responsibility proceed? What would be different if we framed our talk, our descriptions, our explanations about self and social life in relational rather than individual terms? What new conversational opportunities might a ...