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What left columners think of right columners

I’m very much in the left column here- and I’m realizing that I’m very judgmental of folks in the right column, the victim-thinkers. Their approach is so counter to mine that they are the hardest for me to generate compassion for. Seeing it laid out like this may help though.

I wonder if one day you’ll add another dimensions to these diagrams to show how each stance typically thinks of the other, and how they can better understand each other.

How each stance typically thinks of the other

I hadn’t thought of putting that in the tables—it’s a good suggestion, thanks!

As with each of these, the third column is supposed to be accurate. The best discussion I know of, for this dimension of meaningness, is in the unfortunately mis-named Guru Papers. I have notes on it here; the bits on total responsibility vs victim think are in the notes to pp. 138-149.

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