it: what's rapidly becoming obvious, is the
which could make
for everyone, are not political
beyond the totality of rules, laws, and regulations we've set up over
the centuries which govern us, and which to a greater or lesser extent,
given they're precedents, determine
we'll be governed in
concepts (in this realm particularly, "beyond" includes "prior
to"). What we've embedded in
puts our differences and our separations paramount to all else. Laws
are based on our differences. Politics are based on our differences. In
the pure form,
religionsshouldn't be based on our differences, no? Yet it sure
like they are (count
many versions of
is on our side" are out there).
It's only a milquetoast conclusion, to notice
different we all are.
it's patently obvious we all have differences. So noticing
we're different, is an accurate
(for which there's a lot of agreement) yet not particularly profound.
On the other hand, it calls for something truly
to distinguish our same-ness-es which are prior to and foundational to,
any and all of our differences. Distinguishing our same-ness-es (which
the willingness to make that distinction) is really
the only game in
- which is to
the only game in townworth playing. To sit at its table, requires ante-ing up
And that something truly
who we really are.
That's what's at stake here. Go for it: ante up
This is the one game on which
our future depends.