Tag Archives: Ethics

Our lives in a cage

We are all slaves to the routines of our ancestors. We eat at set hours, we work at set hours, and we watch television at set hours. We imprison ourselves in our set ways because for the most part, we … Continue reading

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The Story

From the time we were born we were told a story. A story about our life, our society and how we must behave in it. We are told this story through the words and actions of our parents and other … Continue reading

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Removing the obstacles to self-actualization

It is the responsibility of all of us to try to lift others up the hierarchy of needs, starting with our children and adolescents. Governments, parents and teachers have a crucial role in removing the obstacles to self actualization for … Continue reading

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The fear of disapproval

Why do people settle for a lifestyle other than their true path, the way they really want to live? Ultimately, it is the fear of disapproval, or even outright rejection, from loved ones that cause people to move into the … Continue reading

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Government Support v Government Control

I wrote a couple of months ago about how many politicians hold strong beliefs on how things should be, based on both their conservative greed and their unrealistic traditional values that they want to enforce on others, adding to our collective inability … Continue reading

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Asch Conformity Experiments

In the 1950’s, social psychologist Solomon Asch conducted experiments where he brought a small group of people into a room and showed them two cards, shown here: He asked the people one at a time which line on the second … Continue reading

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Beliefs and Opinions

As I have said before, beliefs are not real. They are the mind making itself right. Shoulds are a type of belief. People believe in God. That doesn’t make God’s existence or work any more real (or not real) because people … Continue reading

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