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The Five Percent: Finding Solutions to Seemingly Impossible Conflicts by Peter Coleman

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chapter 1
CONFLICT RESOLUTION METHODS THAT WORK—AND WHY THEY DO NOT HELP WITH THE 5 PERCENT
TRY TO IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT CONFLICT. Can you see it? Even if it were possible, it would be so unbelievably tedious.
Conflict is everywhere in life. It is central to almost everything we do. That includes informed decision making, active learning, healthy relationships, careful parenting, thriving families, innovation at work, fruitful business negotiations, good governance, and important social movements like the women’s, civil, gay, and human rights movements. And conflict makes everything more engaging. Imagine a novel, play, movie, or television show without conflict. Or an intimate relationship where you always get along. Or a day in your life ...

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