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Exploring ideas related to life, relationships, spirituality and mental health.

Mental Health
Cage Match of Values

Cage Match of Values

"Two may enter, but only one may leave." Cage match values. The image of a cage-match is older even than the post-apocalyptic landscape that line comes from, stemming perhaps all the way back to the myth of Cain and Abel, the first murder. There's something...

Philosophy
Identity Trumps Decency

Identity Trumps Decency

America's most powerful social product may very well be that of the politicized identity. Pick a label, shove the entirety of a person into it, then use this narrow caricature to condemn,  belittle, dismiss, celebrate and worship, depending on whether you like or...

Mental Health
The I of Our Identity

The I of Our Identity

There can be only one identity, one "I" that moves through events observing and directing behavior. Personal experience seems to support this notion. Thoughts and emotions seem to arise out of the maelstrom of our internal world in response to information we...