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Only If You Tell Me

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

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The Human Need to Give

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

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Neutral on Jordan Peterson

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

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Present versus Future Orientation

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

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Can You Imagine?

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

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Who Shall Believe Their Report?

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

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Programmable Humanity

There’s a wide body of literature and videos about MKULTRA and similar efforts to program people to do things they wouldn’t otherwise do. In regards to the CIA’s studies, it typically revolves around programming people to engage in sex as … Continue reading

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