Making distinctions is an act of divination in the process of naming things for oneself.
Naming things for oneself describes the process of empowerment to make well-founded decisions.
If an individual lacks having made a particular distinction, or the requisite set of distinctions, that individual cannot see those things for what they are.
Seeing things clearly, as they are,
determines whether one is the master of one's soul
or living at the effect of the world.
Seeing things clearly in a culture built upon hubris, lies and other distortions is an exceptionally challenging, counter-cultural imperative fraught with danger.
"In the kingdom of the blind, a one-eyed man is king, beauty problems are redefined,
the alarm bells do not ring..."