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Use these links to look over some of the great conversations we've had on the discussion lists and forum…
How do you tell people about D&D in a simple yet meaningful way?
Should dialogue and deliberation really be under the same tent?
Is the use of D&D truly increasing? How do we know?
How can we categorize the D&D community/field?
Members’ thoughts on D&D’s role in combating political polarization.
What is the current state of public discourse in the U.S.?
What is the difference between dialogue and deliberation?
Why do we seem to have trouble attracting conservatives to this work?
How the D&D community reacted to Hurricane Katrina.
And you can view more of the content created on the old NCDD wiki.
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