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Tarot cards Chart 7 The Examples of Possible Authority in were chosen so that it would be unlikely that the reader would acknowledge them all to be sources of authority.
Of course, many people do not agree which items in the above chart are authoritative. Even where there is agreement, there may be different rankings, so that for some, religious beliefs rank above scientific theories, or vice versa.
The very intense controversy about teaching evolution vs. Creationism in the schools centers on a dispute over authority. Consensus on authority determines the nature of the community that exists between people. Pluralisms tend to recognize a few authorities broadly but shallowly. The conflict of law vs.
Moral communities recognize their authorities both broadly and deeply. But in a pluralistic society they are generally in the same position as technical communities: Figure 1 shows these possibilities.
Figure 1 There is a circumstance in which pluralism can look very much like moral community and is critical to understanding how a pluralistic society is possible.
If different authorities agree on criteria or explanations, this has the effect of increasing the depth of consensus. For example, there is a great deal of agreement among different authorities as to what is good and bad social behavior.
One group might cite the Bible, another the law, yet another a sense of common humanity. Yet all may agree that unprovoked aggression is wrong. Various moral communities, who disagree profoundly about ends, can maintain themselves in a pluralism precisely because for most of the pedestrian activities of life, they happen to agree on the value of simple judgments.
For example, former President Reagan probably assumed such agreement in insisting that public schools emphasize the teaching of values, for at no time did he suggest there might be a conflict over whose values should be taught.
To understand why a problem resists solution or a controversy persists, we look to de-termine the focus of the stakeholders: Are they employing common criteria? Do they recognize the same authorities? Whether a stakeholder ought to recognize someone or something as authoritative is another question.
It involves us in the dispute, rather than helping us analyze it. If we compare consensus and dissensus on criteria and authority, the possibilities of productive interaction for a group of people can be laid out. Practical knowledge requires only consensus on criteria: We needn't agree on why it works that way.
Criteria are often neutral with respect to authority. That is, they may be recognized by competing authorities.
The theories underlying practical knowledge may well be different. This is why being an engineer is possible for people of very different religions. But where the very conception of knowledge rests on the recognition of certain authorities, it is not possible to accept those authorities neutrally. Sample of Resolution Format Please note that SHORTER IS BETTER in a resolution.
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