Re: Contentious Issues
From: Muriel Kranowski (murielkvt.edu)
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:11:10 -0700 (PDT)
Contentious issues -- what a bunch of Party Poopers!

On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 3:51 PM Chris Roth - Communities Editor <
editor [at] gen-us.net> wrote:

> This seems to be a perennially relevant and evolving list. In "Minding the
> 'P's' for Cues," an article in Communities magazine back in Summer 2009
> (issue #143), Laird Schaub lays out the following "Ps" as "the most popular
> potholes in the pavement to paradise":
>
> Pets
> Progeny
> Parenting
> Power
> Parking
> Pesticides
> Prejudice
> Parties in public space
> Picking up after one another
>
> And he adds this of "the most potent group polarities":
>
> Process versus Product
> Public versus Private
> Policing versus Permissiveness
> Purity versus Plurality
> Privilege versus Parity
> Positive thinking versus Pessimism
> Passive versus Participatory
> Polite versus Potty-mouthed
> Passionate versus Phlegmatic
> Pausing versus Precipitous response
> Propriety versus Promiscuity
> Prepared versus Playful
> Pass lessons versus Present needs
>
> There is even more to this article, a large portion of whose words also
> start with "p." (For those who want to read the whole thing, it and the
> rest of the issue are available free in digital form to all current
> Communities subscribers, and also for purchase at
> https://simplecirc.com/communities/item/2446/communities-143-summer-2009-ecology-and-community
> .)
>
>
> On 2020-09-16 12:38, Mabel Liang wrote:
>
> > I think I heard a list from Jim Snyder-Grant of New View Cohousing
> > (Acton , MA) that included more P's.
> >
> > Progeny (= Parenting)
> >
> > Pennies (= Money)
> >
> > Puffing (= Smoking)
>
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  • Re: Contentious Issues Chris Roth - Communities Editor, September 18 2020
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