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In response to galvtex's query about case studies, I know of no such source, which may say more about my knowledge than about the availability of resources. For my part I often participate in study groups where case studies are presented and discussed. From these encounters, as well as from Buddhist studies I have absorbed one insight. In the study groups it is referred to as "the principle of the other right answer". It simply refers to the probability that there are multiple workable approaches to any situation. The Buddhists would chide us for becoming entangled in dualistic thnking. In fact that answer can be both/and, and neither--all at the same time. (I can mention one delightful source for this material. It is a book entitled Zen Mind Beginner's Mind. Short book, short chapters, long thoughts.) This is why I have found it helpful to start at the intended outcome and work backwards. You may discover multiple paths for getting there. You may devise ones that no one has configured before. The profoundly challenging process is exploring the various possible paths, since they all lead to the same end, and choosing the one that best embodies the integrity of your life.


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