This guide is an invitation to dialogue. Itis based on a belief in the power of human connection, designed for people whowant to use High Tech, Low Life to engage family, friends, classmates, colleagues and communities. In contrast toinitiatives thatfoster debates in which participants try to convince others thatthey are right,this document envisions conversations undertaken in a spirit of openness in which people try to understand one another and expand their thinkingby sharing viewpoints and listening actively.The discussion prompts are intentionally crafted to help a wide range of audiences think more deeply about the issuesin the film. Ratherthan attempting to address them all, choose one ortwo that best meet your needs and interests. Andbe sure to leave time to considertaking action. Planning next steps can help people leave the room feeling energized andoptimistic, even in instances when conversations have been difficult.For more detailed event planning and facilitation tips, visit www.pbs.org/pov/outreach.
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