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Usually, both sides have a point

November 26, 2011

A statement buried in an article from this month’s “UU World”. The article, by Rev. Dr. Mark D. Morrison-Reed, is about the rift in the late 60’s and early 70’s in the UU Church.
And yes – I see and understand both sides of this particular rift…

“Why has there been so little movement toward reconciliation? Because they were all good guys. They all claim the moral high ground. Having constructed a sense of integrity out of righteous hubris, they recite the ancient justifications whenever they feel defensive. Contrition is for the guilty, and they are not.”

For the full article, open here

I can see this statement at play in all facets of life, politics, and other interactions…


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