Lesson Two: The Art of Seeing

Reading Summary

We can respond to human differences with hate or ignorance, or we can choose to open up to them and ask questions we have never considered before.

In this lesson we learn about the art of seeing:

  • Seeing our own seeing to work past our assumptions.
  • Seeing Big using complex models of culture.
  • Seeing Small and noticing how the little things matter.
  • And putting it all together to “See it all” using the holistic perspective

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