Friday, May 15, 2009

The Opposite Of Exaltation?

Burgess Laughlin on gaining further understanding of "exaltation":

Besides (1) examining one's own experiences as referents for a puzzling term/concept, (2) reading a dictionary for its list of conventional usages of the term/concept, and (3) investigating the etymology of a term, there is still another approach to better understanding a problematic term/concept: Consider its opposite.

He investigates "humility".

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