A Lesson on Making a Point

It’s a good idea to eat meals with your family. But that is not the only way to do things. We must not let our good ideas supplant the truth. Methods should be garnish for transcendent truth.

He Saw That It Was Good p. 82

I want to talk about writing more than content here. In four short sentences, we see the issue from multiple angles. There’s the concrete example—a positive concrete example. But then he counters that with the fact that good does not mean absolute. Then he gives a principle relating goodness and truth. Finally there is a metaphor to drive the point home. 

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