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Critical thinking is involved in ascertaining what President Wilson meant by the concept democracy.
Jesus' words provide challenging encouragement and help to clarify what is meant by identifying one's life with Christ at a time when outside--and sometimes threatening--influences may obscure right judgment.
The gender issue thus becomes the issue of what is taken to be "sexuality": what sex means and what is meant by sex, when, how, and with whom and with what consequences to whom.