On shark week.

Last week was Shark Week. And Ramadan.  Coincidence?  I think so.

It seems the shark lobby is trying to debunk the idea that the fish is a voracious menace who can’t wait to sink his jagged, endlessly regenerating chompers into us. There was a 60 Minutes segment about an Australian guy who plays with great whites as if they were so many kittens.  I saw Jaws, and will most certainly not engage in any of that finny business.

In mediation training, we frequently use animals to represent different conflict styles…e.g. sharks as competitors, turtles as avoiders, chameleons as accommodators, zebras as compromisers, dolphins as collaborators.

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