Literal versus symbolic

There are two life-forces in the world I know: Jewish and Gentile, ours and yours… I do not believe that this primal difference between Gentile and Jew is reconcilable. You and we may come to an understanding, never to a reconciliation.
Maurice Samuel, “You Gentiles”

Naturals and circumcised inhabit somewhat different mental realms. They use the same words but the emotional filling they grasp from them is different. Naturals tend to be more concerned with the literal and factual meanings of the words while circumcised are more sensitive to their metaphorical and symbolic meaning. Naturals are oriented toward practical and immediately applicable meanings of the words; paedocircumcised are more susceptible to spiritual meanings.

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