Course Keys **** The Lines-of-Text below ------- suggest Alienative-Conflicts that cry out for Gracious-Suggestions - - regarding how the participants/victims in/of the Alienative-Conflicts - - can-help-each-other to Graciously-Mitigate-Their-OWN Alienative-Conflicts - - by Graciously-Letting-Go-of Particular-Alienative: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Habits Rituals Traditions Goals Hopes Expectations Addictions Dogmas Assumptions Desires Pleasures Ideals Patterns-of-Thinking Values Virtues Vices Collusive-Games-of-Mutual-Self-Deception Propaganda Luxuries Defenses Arrogance Redemptive-form-of-Violence Fortresses Theologies Scripts Hubris Redemptive-forms-of-Coercion Unilateral-Actions Scriptures Successes Redemptive-forms-of-Rescue Political-Structures Stories/Myths Superiority Redemptive-forms-of-Salvation Religious-Structures Hierarchies Military-Industrial-Congressional-Complexes Military-technologies Empires Colonies Exploitable-Mineral-Resources Coalitions Technologies Technocrats Rationalizations Economic-Structures ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It should be acknowledged that it will not be easy for any of the participants in any Alienative-Conflict - - - to Let-Go-of-any Compulsive-Preoccupation which has become an Alienative-Idol; regarded as the Appropriate-Focus of Ultimate-Concern; worthy of: Ultimate-Sacrifices of Personal-and-Communal Integrities and/or Ultimate-Sacrifices of Personal-and-Communal Integrative-Processes. It is not a simple thing to help Participant-Victims to recognize the costs to them of their continued support of their Alienative-Conflicts - - - compared to other alternatives which cost them and other victims FAR LESS! We CANNOT-EVER-WIN our-favorite Collusive-Games-of-Mutual-Self-Deception! We CAN LEARN-TO-WIN by learning how to Graciously-Let-Go-Of Self-Deception!