Throwing gasoline on fire

Not all people interfering in conflicts are trying to calm them

Refuel vs resolve

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Sometimes you can get the feeling when someone intervene in a conflict, that things are more likely to go from bad to worse… than better

Drawing of a man with a box of gasoline asking to people in debate if he can help. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Keywords: conflict, negotiating, debate, crises, resolution, mediator, mediating, psychology

About Museum of Psychology – Visualizing psychology
We understand reality at least through a combination of metaphors, images, stories and experiences. But also through our dreams, understandings, feelings, music, walk of life, directions, expectations, relations… and even more dimensions.

Much of this have in common that we can somehow sketch up maps and drawings of these places, trails and situations. Here on Museum of Psychology I (Frits Ahlefeldt) am drawing up a slowly growing map of our many landscapes of understanding.

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