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My applied dialectical method is based on an ontological shift and discomfort/insecurity in order to change the undesired anti-thesis to the desired thesis and transform the desired thesis and poietically construct and  create the ontological improvement and transformation and learning and knowledge


The ontology needs to undergo creative tension and discomfort. 


The assumption that this ontological tension will lead to cycles of  reflection, action and dialogue with trusted critical friends who say the truth and are authentic.  It is not an agreeable process.


Individuals need to be made question their own beings and experience ontological crises, void and self-disgust with their lives to react, critically reflect, change and dialogue


They must be able to self-critique and self-criticise, and be very vulnerable

On the oppressed oppressor. 


On the freedom of being oppressed. 


On the fear of the oppressor which becomes irrational and assumes a construct of its own. The oppressed constructs a narrow perception of the and his/her world.  He/she will defend this self-made construct with his/her life.  Challenging it means a shift of values and consequently identity and ontology.  He/she will cease to be him/her, be launched into an ontological dread of complete identity and ontology crises, not knowing who he/she is and what he/stands for (embodied values and self-knowledge and knowledge of the world).



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