Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thoughts on ‘starving for spirituality’

There is something which I call ‘starving for spirituality‘.  This seems to be a modern creation, reflecting the modern situation.  It creates what can be described as a false or pseudo spirituality or belief system.  I call this ‘starved belief‘.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the U.S. is undermining itself with its own ideals – the ‘God-ordained democracy’ thats frightened of authority

I have always had this belief that the U.S. is undermining itself with its own ideals.  This comes from years of observations.  I have watched, all my life, how the U.S. government, its institutions, and its people seem to do nothing … Continue reading

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More thoughts on battle trauma: how there are different forms

Though I am not involved in the treatment of battle trauma (and, therefore, no expert – remember that these are my impressions as a result of my personal inquiry over the years), it seems that there are different forms of this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘purchasing of loyalty’ in international relations

An element of international relations that is seldom spoken of is the act of ‘purchasing loyalty’ from people and governments of the world.  This is far more prevalent and common than one would think.  By ‘purchasing loyalty’ people support you … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the cold war mentality: the ‘oppression myth’

Recently, I’ve seen many references to the cold war and its point of views.  Twenty years after the cold war ended and they are still alive and kicking!  One of these that is quite prevalent is what I call the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the naturally appearing female low self-esteem

The question of female low self-esteem keeps propping up.  I see it all the time, and its various representations and forms.  Not only that, it seems to infiltrate a lot of what females do, think, and behave.  It’s for this … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the cold war mentality: a poor way to look at ones country and the world

These past some odd days I have seen more examples of the cold war mentality.  These were all displayed by people who were adults during the cold war (that is, over 40).  Hearing them speak I can see how “old” their … Continue reading

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