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This is Previous-Essay <== This-Essay ==> Following-Essay Click HERE on this line to find essays via Your-Key-Words. {Most frequent wordstarts of each essay will be put here.} ========================================================== %DEFEND INJUNCTION COMMAND PROHIBIT PROBABLY HARM+930830 %HURT VIOLENCE POWER ALIENATE MISUNDERSTAND EVIL+930830 %EXCOMMUNICATE DISINTEGRATE ILL DISEASE SICK SIN 930830 It is hard to meaningfully and convincingly defend generalized: injunctions, commandments, prohibitions, laws, moral codes, and their like which are not connected to experiences and defendable predictions of reasonably probable: harm, hurt, violence, alienation, misunderstanding, excommunication, illness, diseases sickness, war, disintegration, and their like. It is good to look at the generalizations pointed to by the first set of words above and note whether the consequences of people respecting them have in the past lead to the kinds of human experiences which are pointed to by the second collection of words above. Compulsive defense of generalizations without any reference to past uncontrived human experiences regarding the probable consequences of respecting them may amount to idolatrous worship of the generalizations---in violation of the First of the Ten Commandments recorded by Moses in the wilderness. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================