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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.} ========================================================== %DISINTEGRATE DESCRIBE THEORY PERSON COMMUNITY+940326 %ROOT CAUSE EFFECT OPEN HONEST DIALOGUE TRAGIC+940326 %TECHNOLOGY DICHOTOMOUS EXCLUSIVE CONFORM CONTROL+940326 %FEAR ANGER RESENTMENT CONFLICT CHILD PARENT ADULT 940326 We will do well to seek openly and honestly to recognize, develop and describe well integrated theories of the foundations for personal and communal integrity--- and of the roots of disintegration. What motivates and guides tragic behaviors which lead to disintegration? Often unbalanced idealism and values play major roles in motivating and guiding people into their contributions to creating tragedies. Often uncritical affirmations and celebrations of powerful technologies play major roles. Idealism and technologies which lead to dichotomous exclusivities, preoccupations with conformity and control, and perfectionism---all contribute to disintegrative patterns. Any effort to affirm one truth or value by negating another truth or value is properly open to suspicion as a likely root of disintegration. Exclusivity usually leads to imbalance and is properly open to suspicion as being a likely root of disintegration. People who refuse to respect and honor the personal or communal integrity/wholeness/honesty of others---are a threat to the personal and communal integrity wholeness and honesty of others---as so are feeders of the roots of disintegration. We will do well to recognize and describe the motivations, ideals and values which drive and guide such people. Often they are driven and guided by fears, anger, resentment and repressed memories of unresolved conflicts from their own and their ancestors' earlier days. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================