Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Karl Jaspers on Conflit

We cannot avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

In "Turning Conflict Into Profit: A Roadmap for Resolving Personal and Organizational Disputes" (2005) by Larry Axelrod and Rowland Johnson. Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) was a German psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy.

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