ambiguityJust a Thought: Years ago, I had the opportunity to study with Edwin Friedman for a brief time. Today, I was looking through some files and ran across some notes I had taken while listening to one of Friedman’s lectures:  “…to the extent individuals tend to frame life’s issues in black and white, either/or, an-and-off alternatives, to that extent their responses to the challenges of life will lack resiliency…On the other hand, to the extent individuals are unafraid of ambiguity and can even come to appreciate its value, then the repertoire of their response is broadened, and that in turn will enrich the alternatives in their style of thinking.”

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