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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
Margaret Mead

What are civic attitudes?

In general, an attitude is a mental state composed of beliefs and feelings that incline a person to react or respond in a favorable or unfavorable way to various events, phenomena, circumstances, states of affairs, etc.  Examples:

  • a positive orientation (e.g., respect, care, empathy) toward fellow citizens
  • a positive orientation toward dialogue and deliberation
  • a positive orientation to collective decision-making (equality of power, authority)
  • tolerance of ambiguity
  • tolerance of complexity
  • tolerance of conflict
  • receptivity to compromise
  • acceptance of shared responsibility
  • acceptance of insuperable differences and persistent disagreement
  • acceptance of one’s own fallibility
  • receptivity to learning from others 

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