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No Bullying

The ages-old problem of bullying has been getting a lot of necessary press coverage in recent years. Authorities are finally admitting that the bullies and the bullied suffer severe psychological distress for various reasons surrounding this social ill. Today is … Continue reading

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Projecting (Double OpEd?)

Nebraska’s weather has finally started to be conducive to outdoors walking. With that in mind, my old friend Jorge said he had been cooped up in his truck all day and wanted to go for a stroll to Johnson Park … Continue reading

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Madness All Around

I’ve been enjoying some vintage Stanley Kubrick films again. Although I watch “2001: A Space Odyssey” frequently, I have left his other films on the back burner. I finally returned to two Kubrick movies late last month: “A Clockwork Orange” … Continue reading

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Fraudulent

My friend Jorge had a very close call with a fraudster last month. His phone rang during a nap so Jorge’s mental state was groggy and not at its usual savviness . It was one of those robocalls. The pre-recorded … Continue reading

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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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Moral Panic

Do we realize that moral panics threaten our way of life and many of our civil rights?  Has society given much thought to this problem?  Do we realize how much we all contribute to moral panics and witch-hunts? First of … Continue reading

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