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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.} ========================================================== %DISEASE EXTREMIST ANTAGONIST CONTENTIOUS COMBATIVE+980425 %FANATIC COERCIVE VIOLENT ARGUMENTATIVE NARROW EVIL+980425 %UNBALANCED EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY CLUB CHURCH NATION 980425 In early times people treated diseases such as leprosy as a ground for excluding victims of the disease from the community --- in an intuitive fearful quarantine of the affected victim. Many irregular behavior patterns are regarded as grounds for the exclusion of victims of the irregular behavior patterns --- from their community. Such exclusion is grounded on ignorance, prejudice and fear; not upon knowledge, familiarity and love. How then are we to respond to people whose behaviors are suggested by words such as: EXTREMIST ANTAGONISTIC CONTENTIOUS COMBATIVE FANATICAL COERCIVE VIOLENT ARGUMENTATIVE NARROW UNBALANCED EXCLUSIVE JUDGMENTAL Are such people to be excluded from community; or do they alienate themselves from community out of fear of being found out in open and honest dialogue within intimate communities? Are such people evil sinners who refuse to repent to be condemned to excommunication? Is there no better way to deal with their irregular patterns of behavior? Are such people more likely to adopt regular behavior patterns in response to judgements, condemnations and excommunications --- or in response to efforts to facilitate improved communication and dialogue? Upon what evidence is any response to such questions based. Is it based upon prejudice, theory, fear --- rather than upon personal experience and solid objective evidence? (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================