Now that the friends see all the possibilities, they can stop talking past each other and find the point of disagreement.
Real-World Example: Deep Work vs. Shallow Work
My book club has been reading Deep Work which defines two kinds of work early in the book, Deep Work and Shallow Work.
We kept going round in circles on whether work x was deep or shallow. Some of us saw Shallow Work as Not Deep work, some of us saw Deep Work as Not Shallow work, we all saw this world: