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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.} ========================================================== Click on WELCOME for a quick tour of ========================================================== %RECOGNIZE IDENTIFY CLARIFY LABEL MOST ENDURING GOD 080605 %NEIGHBOR STRANGER DANGER DANGEROUS ENEMIES TERRORS 080605 %TERRORISTS SYSTEMIC FEARS DISTRIBUTIVE INJUSTICE 080605 %ALIENATION ESTRANGEMENT CONCENTRATED WEALTH POWERS 080605 %EXPLOSIVE CONCENTRATIONS ENERGY FRUSTRATION ANGER 080605 %DISTRIBUTIVE INJUSTICE IGNORING MOST BASIC HUMANE 080605 %ESSENTIAL FOUNDATION PERSONAL COMMUNAL INTEGRITIES 080605 We may find Our Most Enduring-and-Dangerous-Enemies within "More-than-Enough" of our Most-Refined-and-Honored: 1. Concentrations of Goods, Wealth, Power, and Energy; 2. Possessions, Territories, and Colonies; 3. Thoughtless Loyal-Supporters and Servants; 4. Self-Confidence-and-Thoughtless-Certainty about Truth 5. Sophisticated Knowledge, Sciences and Technologies; 6. Self-Righteousness, Arrogance and Invulnerability; 7. Alienation, Ignorance, Prejudices and Provincialism; 8, Isolated-Virtues and Isolated-Ultimate-Concerns; 9. Exclusive Clubs, Churches, and Congregations. 10. Systemic-Patterns-of-Distributive-Injustice. The above leaves unanswered the question of How-Much is "enough" to have in each of the above instances. The most helpful response depends upon the following kinds of considerations: 1. How much is essential to personal/communal integrity? 2. How much does the average person have? 3. How much do the poorest persons have? 4. How much do those who are "richest" --- have? 5. How essential is it that we have any of "whatever"? 6. Will having "more" augment our overall-integrity? 7. Will we endure longer by having "more"? 8. Can we measure how much we have and/or need? 9, Will having "more" generate alienation of US? 10. Will fretting for "more"; undermine our integrity? Be-Together in the Many-Gracious Ways of Shalom. (c) 2008 by Paul A. Smith in "Search for Honesty and Integrity" (On Being Yourself Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================