Rants About the Election? Prejudice At Work? Perhaps

The recent political debates have led to an unceasing outpouring of negativity. There is far too much naming calling, character assassination, hand wringing, and fear mongering going on. As Thoreau notes when we ruminate on thoughts, they get embedded in our being and dominate our lif=ves. This has led to lumping individuals according to what …

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The Storm Clouds of Prejudice

Storms, come and go, but some clouds hover over all humankind and rain lightning down on all. Prejudice is such a cloud. Prejudice is  the twisted belief that one person represents all people of that belief, color, status, or nationality. It usually starts in a personal hurt or slight; then gets encrusted with anger and …

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HOW TO LIVE IN PEACE WITH DIVERSITY

Diversity brews trouble mostly  when people are challenged by differences that make them think in terms of better or best. That can easily be translated into the who is the person with the most power, the most things, the most money, the most physical strength, or even the best view of God.   Thinking another is …

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What Flawed Thinking Is The Root of Prejudice?

Critical thinking is essential to Emotional Intelligence, but we all  fall prey to flawed thinking. Hate any group, then you are generalizing and prejudiced. A red headed bully got to me when I was five. Sadly I still have to remind my self all redheads are not the same.  Prejudice s a passion. Not that we …

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