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More to Conversare than I had been aware

March 14, 2013 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

"We should be more demanding of our social lives. Rather than seeing a successful encounter as a rare gift, we should expect to engineer one regularly." Alain de Botton  “To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.” George Orwell It has dawned on me, through hosting a Conversare event in the Adelaide Fringe recently that these are primarily very enjoyable ‘informal'  social get togethers. This is what the participants in this event reported. I had tended to put the emphasis on the interaction between pairs of strangers. Which I now see is just one component of the event as a...

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