Variety is fundamentally good.
This means that ethical judgements must be made with regard to variety of options, while options could be anything or anyway that enriches the world by supplying variety.
Options in themselves could also be categorized by the degree of goodness, in other words by variety range they offer. The final purpose for human being is, then, to be able to cover the larger area possible in life, qualitatively as well as quantitatively but with a respect to variety.
Respecting variety is essential to understand variety itself. To accurately recognize what makes something different than other things, what constitutes its special identity, we have to pay attention to every important aspect of it and we have to submit ourselves to its logic, its mode of being. This is the first step towards doing justice to life.
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