Quality discussions:
Have
Avoid
Opinions supported by reliable evidence
Disruptions (interruptions)
“flow” (common direction)
Adding nothing
“closure” on points before moving on; respecting all opinions
Stating the obvious
Knowledge behind statements
Unarguable statements
Warrantable claims
Too much repetition
Focus—stays more or less on task/topic
Dominant
“uptake” picking up what others put down; referring to what’s been said

Provocative questions

Encouragement for participation

“Ad hominem” attacks –stay on the ideas, not the person

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The community is justified in abridging the rights of the individual when the safety of the community is threated AND there is reasonable suspicion AND no one is personally benefitting.