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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.} ========================================================== %IDOLATROUS TABOOS PRESCRIPTIONS PROSCRIPTIONS FEAR 971201 Idolatrous taboos, prescriptions and proscriptions are: 1. Rooted in unwarranted fears which are born of ignorance, prejudice, confusion, immaturity, conten- tiousness, and preoccupations with issues of control. 2. Enforced in ways which unnecessarily entail coercion, violence, excommunications and personal rejections. 3. Not based upon theories of human behaviors which have been tested empirically in the absence of prejudice regarding the outcome of the testing. 4. In practice disintegrative of communities and their members --- even though ostensibly their purposes may be to defend high standards for communal and personal integrity. 5. Born of insecurity and defensiveness --- rather than of love and the exchange of free gifts of the freedom to be safely vulnerable in intimate dialogue. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================