Why do humans fear the unkown?
By: G E Barr
Zero Squared The unknown is invisible. It cannot be seen, heard, smelled, tasted or touched. It is unknown. Let's say it is represented by zero squared. Left to itself, zero squared is not intimidating. It becomes quite novel to say, "Oh yes, that is zero...
By: Paul Schingle
This is the kind of question that drives you nuts because of the all or nothing nature of the word choice. If you put a gun to my head and told me to choose one or the other, I would say it is probably more...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Religion is ingrained with social life as soon as we are born. In an observant, or even obsessed religious family, all aspects of life are infused with religious ritual, meaning, and wisdom. From the time that a child learns to say prayers at night, and...
People who belittle others are only belittling themselves
By: Elizabeth M Young
One of the worst tools that dysfunctional individuals have in their kit is the art of belittling others. This is done in order to make the aggressor feel bigger, better while making the other person feel smaller and worse. Like any individual who uses a...
By: Hillarie Goldstein
I was lying on my bed one day when I realized I had gone as far as I could alone. I had to talk to someone or I was going to lose my mind. I was encased in a kind of catatonia. I frequently went...
Verbal abuse and its effect on self esteem
By: Paul Schingle
Two friends may chide one another on a regular basis; they might "give each other a hard time." This is a fairly routine and normal set of circumstances. When the chatter gets to the point of actually being abusive, it can't help but have...
By: Cody Hodge
You walk into the interview, or you walk onto the sports field, and you are clearly not the best out there. You don't have the experience, or you don't have the track record to make people think that you are going to do anything worthwhile...
By: Cody Hodge
We all have times where we wish we could really say what was on our minds. However, we don't always have that luxury, and there are many reasons why. You can't really tell your boss what you really think of him, and you can't tell...
What is the future of religion?
By: Elizabeth M Young
Religion has an endless future, as long as humans have the ability to think, reason, and come up with explanations for the those facts of life and nature that need convincing explanations. One of the first endeavors of mankind is to find meaning in our...
What is a criminal?
By: Bonnie Meridieth
Should we be legally responsible for every word that comes out of our mouths? "I'm going to beat that kid!", "Something bad is going to happen to that woman, wait and see", "One of these days, somebody's going to make him sorry", "She's making...

 

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