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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 ENDURING CONFLICT COERCION VIOLENCE WAR SIN 050614 %LEGITIMATE RIGHT DUTY RESPONSIBILITY COMMAND FREE 050614 %DOMINATE MANAGE CONTROL CONSTRAINT EMBARRASS TRUE 050614 %IGNORE NEGLECT NEED DESIRE HOPE PRINCIPLE JUSTICE 050614 %CONCENTRATE DISTRIBUTE WEALTH HEALTH POWER CORRUPT 050614 %CHAOS ENTROPY INTEGRITY ALIEN ESTRANGE ENEMY EVILS 050614 Enduring conflict, coercion and violence are rooted in people who believe that they (individually or collectively) have a legitimate: right, duty, responsibility, command or freedom to: 1. Be emperors, dictators or their primary guides. 2. Be dominant-managers or in control. 3. Be the interpreters of authoritative scriptures. 4. Be free of constraints, embarrassments, etc. 5. Ignore the rights, needs, desires & hopes of others. 6. Ignore the widely understood principles of justice. 7. Ignore the importance of personal/communal integrity. 8. Be indifferent to alienation and estrangement. 9. Concentrate power and wealth through any means. 10. Take unilateral actions which are opposed by others. The above are true descriptive-statements regardless of the presumed source or nature of the Ultimate-Authority upon which the legitimate: rights, duties, responsibilities, commands or freedoms are presumed to be based: 1. One God or many gods collectively. 2. The "Force-of-History" or "Nature" or "The Cosmos". 3. "Natural Law". 4. Majority-Rule based upon any community of any size. 5. Elite-Rule based upon any Power-Elite of any kind. 6. The Superiority of the Achievements of One-Class. 7. The Superiority of the Heritage of One-Class. 8. The Superiority of the Intelligence of One-Class. 9. The Superiority of the Science/Theology of One-Class. 10. The Superiority of the Morality/Ethics of a Class. Enduring conflicts can be resolved only as those people who are involved in the conflicts learn how to transcend and move beyond the: attitudes, assumptions, convictions, beliefs, claims, etc. pointed to in the above descriptive-statements. A community and its members are disintegrating whenever they focus/spend major portions of their time, attention, efforts, resources, etc. upon. 1. Who is superior and who is inferior; good/evil. 2. Rank-ordering people within any hierarchic system. 3. The control of the flow of wealth and/or powers. 4. Rewarding and punishing people in formal ways. 5. Refining and enforcing conformity and formalities. 6. Settling questions about which there is no evidence. 7. Settling conflicts upon the basis of superior power. 8. Settling conflicts over absolute/supreme ideal-forms. 9. Who should be dominant, in-control, most-revered. 10. The Ultimate-Natures of God, Heaven, Hell, Salvation. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in "Search for Honesty and Integrity" (On Being Yourself Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================