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Understanding Social Power - Part 1

by Brian T. Lynch, MSW

Part 1 – What is “social Power”

Social power is the force that directs and coordinates human action. It’s that simple, and yet that complex. 809 more words

Society

Love and Power and War

This morning I read a passage about war in Lynn Andrew’s book, Love and Power (pg.76), which I felt is important to share.

War comes from the idea and the belief that I am here and you are there, and we are separate. 142 more words

Community

The Earnestness of Being Important

What is it with some jobs that make people think they are so superior?

I once met my GP’s receptionist socially, and she had delusions of medical grandeur – she was so earnest and reckoned that she knew everything about every ailment and its treatment, and had firm opinions on diets, healthcare, nutrition, and the NHS in general. 573 more words

Chemist Shop Assistant

The True-Of-Heart, You Have No Need To Hide

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
-Buddha… 58 more words

Personal Growth

Ignite Your Light!

“Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.”
-Mary Lou Retton… 68 more words

Personal Growth

Energy, The Variable Supporting Existence

Only had to read the first few sentence and I was convinced. Most of you know religion(s) don’t sit well in my head. Even things like the “energies” associated with crystals and minerals (and many other similar ideas); being that is just like a religion to me, a belief backed by thought evidence not scientific evidence. 167 more words

Personal Growth

Thought Will Save The World

We all have the power to think. We just need to find the path, should that be a goal, to unchain ourselves from “definicity.” For the world and our understanding of it is ever-changing and far from definite. 46 more words

Personal Growth