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Pettiness

One of the most insidious symptoms of a petty mind is bullying. In childhood, we have the classic case of bigger kids or more popular children bullying their peers because of some type of difference. In adulthood, the petty, bullying … Continue reading

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No More Bullying

It seems like we see and hear news stories about bullying nearly every day.  We’re told that some eight-percent of the nation’s kids skip a day of school each month out of fear of bullies. Every seven minutes a child … Continue reading

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Children Victims Of Aggression

Here in the United States and in most relatively affluent nations, we depict childhood in warm, happy tones. We think of little kids frolicking on playgrounds, children attending school, and safe, happy homes where they are protected and nurtured. It’s … Continue reading

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Everybody Hurts

Jorge called for me to come into the kitchen for breakfast.  On the table were two large, steaming bowls of “Coco Wheats” cereal. I laughed and said I hadn’t enjoyed it since I was a little boy.  Jorge winked and said I … Continue reading

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A Mile In Their Moccasins

The issues of harrassment, discrimination, homophobia, racism, sexism, jingoism or intolerance in general keep boiling up these days.  I’m not sure exactly why people feel the need to harm other people or to discriminate against certain people.  It doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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