LSC-Kingwood Common Read

Why is it so hard for us to admit being wrong?


Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): book cover

Tavris, Carol and Elliot Aronson. Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts. Mariner Books; Reprint edition (March 2008).


Join LSC-Kingwood faculty, students, and staff for informal discussions, speaker and film events on related topics. The general public is welcome at any evening event.

 

2014 - 2015

Informal Book Discussions

  • September 23, 2014
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    CLA 212
  • October 16, 2014
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    CLA 212
  • November 4, 2014
    2 - 3 p.m.
    CLA 212

Focused Discussions on Major Themes

Fall 2014
  • Stacy Walker, “Memories Were Made, But Not By Me… Trauma, Repressed Memories And Other Interesting Topics in Therapy”
    October 9, 2014
    12:30-1:20 p.m.
    CLA 212
  • Thilo Schimmel, “Misremembering” the Past: The Root Causes of Holocaust Denial”
    October 28, 2014
    1:30-2:30 p.m.
    CLA 212
  • John Barr, “The Self-Pity of the Defeated and ‘Lies Agreed Upon’: The Lost Cause and the Memory of the American Civil War”
    November 11, 2014
    12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
    CLA 212
  • Raquel Henry, “Why is love so hard when I am always right?”
    November 18, 2014
    12:30-1:20 p.m
    CLA 212

Spring 2015

  • John Theis, Jennifer Chiotti & John Karschner, “I Know He is Guilty: Criminal Justice and Injustice”
    February 2015
    Room TBA
  • Stephanie Kelly, “Mistakes Were Made, But No One Will be Held Accountable: Truth Commissions and the Dirty Wars in Latin America”
    Spring 2015
    Room TBA
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