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Careful conduct in Sustainable Dialogue

Metaphors: Treading / Step-by-step (Lu #10)


[First dialogue condition | Next dialogue condition | Prev dialogue condition | Last dialogue condition ]
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Social
  
  
A dialogue can best relate to those who are strong and intractable by conducting itself with due respect, reinforcing recognition of inner worth whenever it is reflected in external rank.
  
Sub-conditions
  
  
: 1. The dialogue can make progress when in an inferior position through simple unassuming actions, since it is not yet bound by social obligations.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Conflict
  
  
)
  
. 2. The dialogue may act successfully in isolation, free of conventional entanglements and the enticements of conventional goals.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Spontaneity
  
  
)
  
. 3. When handicapped, reckless action beyond its capabilities invites disaster, which is only justified when the dialogue is struggling for a higher cause.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Creativity
  
  
)
  
. 4. The dialogue may succeed in a dangerous entreprise if it acts with caution, conscious of its inner resources.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Essential quality
  
  
)
  
. 5. For a resolute action to succeed, the dialogue should be aware of the dangers of resoluteness.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Opposition
  
  
)
  
. 6. The success of the dialogue can only be assessed in terms of effects of its actions; these then determine the consequences for the dialogue.
  
(Resulting in:
  
Vitality
  
  
)
  
.
  
Transformation sequence
  
  
Careful conduct ensures that peaceful relationships prevail. (Resulting in:
  
Peace
  
  
)
  
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Earlier version in 2nd edition of
  
  
Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
  
  
  
(1986).
  

[First dialogue condition | Next dialogue condition | Prev dialogue condition | Last dialogue condition ]
[All] [Transformation metaphor overview] [Diagram of 384 Relationships] [Links: To-K | From-K | From-Kx ]
Equivalent condition for: Vision | Conferencing | Policy | Networking | Community | Lifestyle |