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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.} ========================================================== %FACILITATE HEALTHY LISTENING OPEN HONEST DIALOGUE 070622 %REGARDING ALIENATIVE INITIATIVES UNILATERAL ACTION 070622 %ALIENATION PRESUME DISAGREE ANOTHER PERSON ENEMIES 070622 %DESCRIBES OWN EXPERIENCES PERCEPTIONS OBSERVATIONS 070622 %PERSONAL EMOTIONS EMPATHY SYMPATHY HONOR REVERENCE 070622 %VULNERABILITY COLLUSIVE GAME MUTUAL SELF DECEPTION 070622 We are likely to generate or augment alienation whenever we presume to disagree with another person's description of their own: 1. Experiences, 2. Perceptions, 3. Observations, 4. Perspectives, 5. Points-of-View, 6. Assumptions, 7. Beliefs, 8. Convictions, 9. Desires, 10. Fears, 11. Anxieties, 12. Hopes, 13. Dreams, 14. Expectations, 15. Aspirations, etc. The following are among the reasons that the above prediction may be fulfilled in various ways. 1. Only the describer can really know the above. 2. Only the describer can really own the above. 3. The listener may not have asked for clarifications. 4. The listener may not have sought confirmations. 5. What the listener owns --- may be quite different. 6. People's languages may be quite different. 7. People's inheritances may be quite different. 8. People's biases/prejudices may be quite different. 9. People's injuries/diseases may be quite different. 10. People's limitations may be quite different. In each instance it will be helpful to keep the above in mind and to seek insights into how relevant each of the above is to our current experiences in dialogues. Be Graciously-Together in the Many-Ways-of-Shalom. (c) 2007 by Paul A. Smith in "Search for Honesty and Integrity" (On Being Yourself Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================