Books By Elizabeth Debold
Elizabeth Debold, Ed.D., bestselling author, developmental psychologist, keynote speaker and consultant, has worked at the forefront of gender and cultural evolution for over three decades. A founding member of the Harvard Project on Women’s Psychology and Girls’ Development directed by Dr. Carol Gilligan. Dr. Debold received her doctorate in human development and psychology in 1996. She served as Academic Director of the Master of Arts program in Conscious Evolution at The Graduate Institute. She has also taught at Harvard University and the New School for Social Research. Dr. Debold has been sought as an expert on girls, women, and the evolution of culture by major media outlets in the U.S. and abroad and has lectured in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. She has consulted to numerous films and television programs, as well as to foundations, nonprofit educational organizations, schools, corporate law firms, and businesses.
Her work has appeared in academic publications, popular media, and international anthologies as well as in EnlightenNext magazine. She now is a Senior Fellow at Cohen’s nonprofit, EnlightenNext, where she served from 2002-2011 as Senior Editor of EnlightenNext (formerly What Is Enlightenment?) Magazine. She is a Senior Teacher of Evolutionary Enlightenment and Founder of the new online conversation, Artemis Forum.
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Polarity #4 is MERCY & JUSTICE. Mercy for the individual becomes unjust without concern for the good of the whole. And to be truly virtuous, justice must be balanced with care for each person.
Polarity #3 is COMPETITION & COOPERATION. One without the other can become problematic. But when both of these are brought together in a mutually correcting relationship that provides for both *challenge and support,* the value-creating potential of each side is maximized.
Polarity #2 is REAL & IDEAL. Each pole needs the other. Realism alone can lead to a cynical acceptance of a dysfunctional status quo. And unrealistic idealism can result in ineffectual wishful thinking. But through mutual co-correction they can fortify our power to improve things
In this new article by Carter Phipps, he asks where 50 years of "I'll do me and you do you" has gotten us.
This tweet is the first in a series of our favorite positive-positive interdependent polarities: LIBERTY & EQUALITY. These two values need each other to maximize their value creating capacity. Through a dynamic relationship of challenge and support, each pole trues-up the other.