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There is one word that can be the guide for your life-- it is the word reciprocity. Pearl Buck There are several synonymous words co-arising feelings needs co-gravitating wants personal and social integrity political and economic synergy neurological and psychological ecological and theological That can guide life v death, health v pathology cooperative wealth v competitive disinvestment regeneration v degeneration love v despair impression v depression. These include words of passion-- Compassion co-passion passion story impassioned v dispassioned v mispassioned. E. O. Wilson speaks of biological Consilience where linguists and political historians recall co-gravitating Creolization, peaceful co-enculturation, rather than patriarchal greedy excesses of one-power sided colonization. Neuro-psychologists, more positive pro-health than negative anti-pathologists, recommend Resilient-Resonance. Ecologists and theologians prefer sustainably regenerative ego-centers and eco-systems. Bicameral neurologists commune left with right hemisphere harmonic wants with feelings for compassionate therapeutic communication. Communication therapists and mediators speak out and listen up for Enthymematic communication, curiously and courageously opaque and dual dark reflective absence of cognitive-affective left-right dissonance. Priests and Preachers and Teachers invoke secular/sacred natural/spiritual communion communication community cooperative economics and win/win political theology preparing us to receive mysterious Transubstantiation regeneration creolization resilient compassion, polyphonic rhapsody, polypathic reciprocity, More like co-investing with Buck than passing the buck.

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