California State University Northridge Dare to Disagree Discussion
Answer the 3 questions regarding the video.
2-3 sentences per question.
MATH 136A – Statistics A #3291 – Spring 2022
Apr 3, 2022 at 9:48 AM
• The initial post is due by Saturday (4/9) at 11:59 PM
Peer replies are due by Monday (4/11) at 11:59 PM
Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret
Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress.
She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best
partners are not echo-chambers and how great research
teams, relationships, and businesses allow people to deeply
disagree. Please watch the following 13-minute video:
Dare to disagree
For your initial post please respond to the following:
1. Briefly summarize two stories the author provides to
support why it is important to “Dare to Disagree.” What is
the point of this video? Are you surprised by this point?
2. Provide an example from your own life that supports the
thesis of this video.
3. Based on this video, what advice would you give a
classmate who says, “I think the answer on the board is
incorrect. Should I say something?”
Initial post: Due by Saturday (4/9) at 11:59 PM