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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.} ========================================================== %ROOTS VIOLENCE DISINTEGRATE COERCION EVIL ALIEN+940306 %IMBALANCE LACK ABSENCE EXCLUSIVE ADDICT REJECT+940306 %IDEAL VALUE GOAL DOCTRINE SCRIPTURE AUTHORITY 940306 We will do well to look for possible roots of violence in relationships between realities pointed to by words on the left below, paired with realities pointed to by words on the right below; not necessarily paired on the same line. IMBALANCE IDEALS LACKS VALUES ABSENCES GOALS TABOOS DOCTRINES EXCLUSIVITIES SCRIPTURES INTOLERANCE AUTHORITIES ARROGANCE POWER PERFECTIONISM LAWS DICHOTOMIES PROHIBITIONS ADDICTIONS INJUNCTIONS REJECTIONS COMMANDS JUDGEMENTALISMS LITIGATIONS Often the roots of violence may be found in what we value without consideration for the alienation generated by the imbalance in all that we value and serve in idolatrous ways. Our gods often call us to be coercive, alienative, and violent. The God of Love, Truth, Justice and Mercy does not call us to be coercive, alienative or violent. When we feel called to be coercive, alienative or violent; we need to listen carefully to discern who is calling. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================