Alienating

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows:

In human discourse, there is too much potential to alienate all sides. I suppose it is Taoist to assert that the Tao (everything) is one and that it is only people that arbitrarily divide it into opposites and apposites (though I think I first read something like this in Werner Stark’s Sociology of Knowledge).

Therefore, there would be no sides except the whole. But who would believe that?

When I was a Unitarian, we were encouraged to develop our own theology. I especially favoured Taoism. I even applied it to my chess playing and won a match against a candidate master friend of mine. It was the rubber game of four.

Alienating all sides, no doubt.

This was before I discovered Christianity.

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Practising Lawyer and Part-Time University Instructor (Accounting, Commercial Law, Organizational Behaviour); Part-Time Federal Tribunal Member. Non-practising Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant).
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