Ethical Challenge: What responsibility do communicators have to listen as carefully and thoughtfully as possible? Are there ever cases where we are justified in pseudo listening? Stage hogging? Defensive listening? Selective attention? Responding defensively? Ambushing? Insensitivity?
Is it dishonest to fake careful listening when you are not doing so, or do communicators have an obligation to confess that they are not listening? How would you feel if you know others weren’t listening to you?

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