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Dynamic Paradoxicalism – The Anti-ism ism

Stranger Than You Can Think

Dynamic paradoxicalism is my attempt to create a meta-philosophy that is a counter to fundamentalist and absolutist thought, which is nearly as common amongst New Agers and the Left as it is amongst religious fundamentalists and the Right. The greatest of life skills is the ability to live with ambiguity, ambivalence, and paradox, without trying to regularize these uncertainties into finished, absolute truths. Dynamic paradoxicalism recognizes that most important areas of truth exist as a paradox, where seemingly contradictory elements have a dynamic level of validity based on context specific circumstances. Dynamic paradoxicalism is based on the the principle that the opposite of a profound truth is often another profound truth. Dynamic paradoxicalism recommends an ability to slide between the poles of a paradox, in some circumstances favoring the point of view of one side of the paradox, in other cases the other pole, and in still other cases favoring the unified view.

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Zap Quotes

My friend Rob Brezsny asked me to pick out some quotations from my writings that he could feature in his newsletter. I did, but most of the ones he came up with were ones he found himself. Here’s an excerpt from his newsletter, followed by the quotes that I came up with.

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