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They engage in a monologue about their truth instead of a dialogue in which all participants share their truths. They advocate the merits of their position instead of inquiring about our thinking.
Instead of saying "Tell me a little bit more about where you're coming from" we get "Let me tell you a lot more about where I am coming from and where you need to go."
Passionately professing our deepest held convictions is one thing.
Convicting those who might not embrace our prophesy is quite another.