Three Ways of Standing on Quicksand

Here’s a drawing I made on the back of an envelope over breakfast this morning, to illustrate three ways of standing on quicksand: territorial rivalry, amoral transactionalism, and moral community or mutual standing.

Three_Ways_of_Standing_on_Quicksand

2 thoughts on “Three Ways of Standing on Quicksand

  1. David Goddy

    True, though I would say that the rule of law helps to prevent amoral transactionalism from descending into quicksand. Rather, the stronger the rule of law, the greater prevention. I have thought much recently about how useful it is when legal constructs spell out pathways for conflict resolutions.

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