Divisiveness Is an Illusion on Either Side of Balance

Thinking Queerly: 52-Weeks of Critical Reflections On Liberating Humanity — Week 1.

Divisiveness Is an Illusion on Either Side of Balance

Both online and in the real world, there appears to be a need to be right and the need to belong to the politically correct group — and sometimes to the extreme, to be fully at the farthest end of Right or Left.

We see how arguing from extreme polarities only creates further division.
But there is no equation to be on either side of, there is only a balance.

We cannot survive on the extreme of “one side.”
Between all polarities is a middle space, a gap, in which all possibilities exist.
Balance is fluid, constantly changing, and never static.
It’s like a boat rocking from violently from side to side in high seas.

Imagine people in the boat.
A group fights to rock the boat to the left side.
The other group fights to oppose them, rocking in the opposite direction.

Neither side is seeking the safety to balance the boat and yet, each violently opposing “rocking” takes the boat through the polarity of left and right, and for the briefest of moments, the boat will crest upon balance.

Balance is the moment, the space that exists between extremes.
We cannot survive in extremes.
We thrive when we lean into balance.

An Invitation to be a Very Impactful Queer

Between all polarities is a middle space, a gap, in which all possibilities exist.

What is it that both sides are fighting for that is the same?

This is the conundrum of our boat rocking in turbulent seas.

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I coach deep thinkers and creatives in cultivating their purpose to experience more freedom, impact, and joy in their lives. DarrenStehle.com.

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