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intr.v. dip·sy-doo·dled, dip·sy-doo·dling, dip·sy-doo·dles Informal
To move in or follow a zigzag course.

[Alteration of dipsy-do, baseball term to describe motion of a screwball, from dip.]
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Andrew Faiz courageously calls the position, "dipsy-doodling." It's a kind of schizophrenia.
The complication, of course, is the PCC's position on homosexuality, which is a combination of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and "Hate The Sin, Love The Sinner." This dipsy-doodling between absolute statements will always lead to divisiveness when the issue arises; and it will arise.