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I . The Exception Dogma

This is a natural consequence of the imperfection dogma. Of course, we should expect that one or more of the dogma, principles, or rules will be exceptions to the dogma that all dogma, principles, and rules will have exceptions, and thus the present expression of this dogma states that virtually all dogma, principles, or rules will have an exception to the dogma, principle, or rule. Accordingly, when we are applying any particular dogma, principle, or rule to any particular circumstance or set of circumstances, we should always be alert to the possibility that we are actually dealing with one of the exceptions to the dogma, principle, or rule being applied, and thus the dogma, principle, or rule may not actually apply to the particular situation in the first place. When any such exception is detected, it may then be necessary to either apply an alternative dogma, principle, or rule which has been developed to cover the exception(s), or else to even invent a new dogma, principle, or rule, on the spot, to cover a new exception which has not previously been considered. However, it should always be the goal that eventually all of the fundamental dogma, principles, and rules should be amended to cover the exceptions as much as possible, so that there will eventually be fewer and fewer exceptions to the fundamental dogma, principles, and rules.


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