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Irresponsibility and Hang-ups

While it’s true that we have a responsibility not to carry our hang-ups into our interactions with other people, we often act irresponsibly by doing just the opposite. 470 more words

Philosophical Counseling

Logistics and Other Questions

Frequently asked questions…

Do you offer distant sessions, or sessions outside of the Portland, Oregon area?

Yes, for those who are unable to make it to my office in Southwest Portland, I offer distant sessions by phone or Internet. 170 more words

Meditation

Choosing My Services

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How do I know your services are right for me?

Spiritual teachers and healers are not “one size fits all.” Whether someone can help us depends on how we relate to each other and where we are at in our own lives. 316 more words

Meditation

Understanding My Services

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What is the difference between philosophical counseling and psychotherapy?

Philosophy is a much older discipline than psychotherapy, which branched off from it in recent times. 608 more words

Meditation

Rural America's Rejection of the Creative, Inclusive Society

Context

Let me begin by saying that I grew up in a small midwestern town, that I finished a Ph.D. at a prominent, very left-leaning research university, and that for the past five years or so I have considered myself to be an independent. 1,426 more words

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Philosophy and Linguistic Tyranny

Philosophy is no match for linguistic violence. Aggressive assertion bordering on the ad hominem can only elicit meditative silence or, egged on into heedless reaction, mad rhetorical venom. 415 more words

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