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Embrace Imperfection

Embrace Imperfection

Recognize that striving for constant virtue can lead to rigidity. Allow yourself to make mistakes and learn from them.

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Alan Watts advocated balancing beneficence and rascality for a healthy life. Excessive virtue can lead to rigidity, while playful rascality promotes flexibility, creativity, and authenticity. Embracing the full spectrum of human nature helps achieve harmony between order and mischief.

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