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Marilynn Knight

Message 19141 · 29 Oct 1999 17:55:16 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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It's such a relief to speak one's truth, be heard, and not be
misunderstood. Thanks again for this forum. Each of us comes from a
different world view and so we process SCD each in our own unique way.
Nevertheless, when someone dares to express feelings, that should be
respected as coming from a particular set of experiences which are
valid. It troubles me when someone else comes in a loud(written) voice
to essentially say "Your feelings are wrong or trivial". I wonder if
these may be the same people who insensitively jump at others on the
dance floor.

I like Scottish Country Dance, in part, for the many levels of
awareness, communication, it offers. It's really delightful to connect
with people who have that quiet knowing about them that implies great
dollops of Empathic Wisdom.

I have witnessed bullies on the dance floor. Maybe they like to go
after the gentle. It jars me, as this dancing is so much fun and so
elegant. I've never liked a bullying attitude. Just because others
have neither experienced it nor seen it does not mean it doesn't exist.
Maybe bullies don't know what I'm talking about. I've seen it drive
away some of the very people who intrinsically are dancers, while the
bullies remain.

There is so much we do not know about others....

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