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Tag Archives: psychology
A critical element in pastoral counseling is helping people accept who they are and what they are made of, and to stop trying to change things that don’t need changing. It’s an art, a moral art form that yields precious … Continue reading
There is a sense in which this can’t be explained, but it surely needs to be declared: Every human desperately needs to sacrifice for others. I’m not talking about our need for others to love us; that’s real but it’s … Continue reading
This is not aimed at anyone in particular; I’ve had a few hints and questions from several readers. You don’t need me to tell you what to think about people like Jordan Peterson. All I can do is tell that … Continue reading
Live in the moment. I’ve read excerpts from court cases where judges have ruled that the only proper orientation is a future-oriented outlook. Some have flatly said that living in the moment is barbaric. If you aren’t working for tomorrow, … Continue reading
How deep does the rabbit hole go? There are a handful of people who claim to have survived the mind-control programs of the CIA and other government and private agencies. There are also a handful of insiders who claim to … Continue reading
We live in a fairly civilized world today. Most of humanity at least gives lip service to the idea of human rights. We put a lot of stock in education. There was a time in history when things like geometry … Continue reading