A debate revolves around a motion. Agree or disagree? All views are heard, sharpness is allowed and the atmosphere remains good as we focus on the content. A dialogue revolves around a question. Socrates knew: “any one question can be more explosive than a thousand answers” We dig deeper with penetrating questions that lead to real answers.
Everyone has ideas, but sometimes you have to shake things a bit up to loosen them. By means of activating and titillating methods the best ideas emerge. The feedback? “I did not know there was so much possible in such a short time!”
Deep Democracy is a neat method to achieve effective group-decisions. We evade traditional pitfalls such as “groupthink” and continue to involve the minority. So we create decisions that are sustainable and supported by everyone.