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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.} ========================================================== %DIFFERENCES ACCEPTANCE CIRCUMSTANCE SITUATIONS SIN+030411 %EXCLUSIVE HOSPITABLE INCLUSIVE CLUB MARRIAGE DEVIL+030411 %RELATIONSHIPS FELLOWSHIP SANCTUARY CHURCH GANGS+030411 %INSIDERS OUTSIDER OPEN HONEST DIALOGUE LISTEN HARK+030411 %OFFENSE DISAPPOINTMENT EXPECTATION CONFORMITY GOOD 030411 What are the differences between the following kinds of "acceptance"? In what ways do they differ? How do they often differ from each other? In different circumstances/contexts? Consider "acceptance" into: 1. An EXCLUSIVE club, church or neighborhood? 2. A HOSPITABLE club, church or neighborhood? 3. An INCLUSIVE club, church or neighborhood? 4. An INCLUSIVE group of friends and/or neighbors? 5. An exclusive marriage or intimate relationship? 6. An open marriage or intimate relationship? One way in which "acceptance" into a relationship or pattern of relationships may differ --- is in the level of openness and honesty in sharing thoughts, feelings, desires, hopes, intentions, fears, pleasures, anxieties, etc. A second way in which acceptance into a relationship or pattern of relationships may differ --- is how hospitable the "insiders" are toward "outsiders". A third way --- is how concerned "insiders" are about being rejected and made "outsiders". Is "acceptance" conditional? If so, what are the conditions? Are the conditions publicly and honestly spelled out? Are they secret? Tacit? Is there integrity in how the conditions are enforced? Does how the conditions are enforced promote both personal and communal integrity? What punishments are threatened and/or used? It is important to note whether or not there is an unconditional acceptance into "dialogue"; or, is a person likely to be excluded from "dialogue" because of their failure to conform to tacit rules of "propriety". Is one's own personal embarrassment, offense or disappointment --- accepted as a legitimate reason for rejecting or excluding a person who is seen as the "cause" of the personal embarrassment, offense or disappointment? (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================