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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.} ========================================================== %RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOCUSED BELIEFS RITUALS CONFORM+020205 %EXTERNALITIES DEMANDS COMMANDMENTS DISOBEY DESIRE+020205 %RIGHTS PRIVACY APPEARANCES AVOID SEEING HEARING+020205 %INDIVIDUAL RELATIONSHIPS COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED+020205 %DESIRES EXPERIENCES DISCERNMENTS CEREMONIES SINS+020205 %RESPECT BALANCE MUTUALITY DIVERSITY HONESTY LOVE 020205 Often religious leaders have focused attention upon: 1. What people say that they believe. 2. What rituals people perform regularly. 3. How people conform to external demands. 4. What commandments people obey/disobey. 5. What thoughts/desires people have in private. 6. What people do truly in private. 7. How people appear to be to others. 8. What people do not do and avoid seeing done. 9. What people as individuals desire. 10. Who people avoid being seen with. 11. Who people often associate with and talk to. 12. What group ceremonies people participate in. Too rarely have religious leaders focused upon: 1. Balance & mutuality in personal relationships. 2. Respect for diversity among different peoples. 3. The importance of open and honest dialogue. 4. The importance of accuracy in descriptions. 5. The importance of civility in relationships. 6. How domination engenders disintegration. 7. The importance of respecting our experiences. 8. Various personal & communal integrities. 9. Dependency in addictive/codependent roles. 10. The structures of collusive relationships. 11. The dynamics of learning organizations. 12. The importance of Systems Analysis in Life. 13. How to promote/facilitate healthy intimacy. 14. How to promote/facilitate healthy sexuality. 15. The corruption engendered by religious powers. 16. How the Powers That Be inhibit honesty & love. 17. The Domination System at work among them all. 18. How revolutionary their Primary Leaders were. 19. How tame their followers are most of the time. 20. How extremism undermines our integrities. 21. The value of adapting to new environments. 22. How words' meanings depend on their contexts. 23. How actions' meanings depend upon contexts. 24. How the meanings of words change in time. 25. The importance of growing-relationships. 26. The deaths of static-relationships. 27. The tragic results of misleading beliefs. 28. The tragic results of misleading doctrines. 29. The tragic results of misleading commandments. 30. The tragic results of misleading concepts. 31. The tragic results of misleading ideals. 32. The futility of seeking to be perfect. 33. The futility of seeking to be "the best". 34. The tragic consequences of arrogance. 35. The tragic consequences of self-righteousness. 36. How hard it is to know who is truly good. 37. The tragic results of knowing who is evil. 38. Why God banned our knowing who is good/evil. 39. The tragic results of being exclusive. 40. The importance of gracious hospitality. 41. The importance of civility and generosity. 42. The importance of humility in relationships. 43. How utterly interdependent we all are. 44. The futility of individual-salvation. 45. The impossibility of individualized-salvation. 46. The many different ways of speaking truths. 47. The many different ways of denying truths. 48. The tiny scope of humanity within the cosmos. 49. The tragic ways heaven has been abused by men. 50. The futility of promising too much. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================