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Simplicity and complexity in the public and private spheres

I will contend in this post that human communication tends to be simple unless agreements to be complex have been previously made and rules for greater complexity have been previously established. 539 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

The Power of Music and Metaphor

I had one of my most intense and effective sessions ever with Wakana last week. She supported me by alternating between A Major and A minor chords on the piano, adjusting her style & chords to complement the emotions I was expressing. 851 more words

Mental Health

The New York Times’ 9/11 Propaganda

The New York Times led the propaganda behind 9/11 and the 9/11 Wars. It did so by ignoring many of the most relevant facts, by promoting false official accounts, and by belittling those who questioned the 9/11 events.

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Cultural Norms

How do we change systems we hate?

Have you ever felt like there was something wrong with the way the world was, even when you were a little kid? Why do so many kids hate school? 254 more words

Culture Change

Mutual transformation

The right goal of interpersonal relations should be mutual transformation. To be more precise, mutually beneficial mutual transformation.

Most of us would agree with this and most of us would hope that that is what we are doing in our important relationships. 626 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

What Islam really says about Women

I always considered ‘women and religion’ a very difficult and problematic topic. In my eyes many religious leaders and religious institutions have abused their powers throughout history and still do today. 210 more words


Why so much Jewish fear and loathing of Donald Trump?

There is some anxiety among Jews about Donald Trump’s candidacy. In fathoming why this might be, one could perhaps start by asking how Trump departs from the ideal presidential candidate.

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Cultural Norms