Unconscionable

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Filosofa's Word

Do you remember when you were … oh, say four or five years old?  Before you started going to school … a time when your parents were your main contact and the people you looked to for safety, for security?  Now, try to imagine when you were that age, if your parents had taken you from the home you always knew, travelled a long distance, sometimes in buses, other times strangers’ vehicles, and often on foot.  And now, close your eyes and visualize that late one of those nights, as you are being carried by your mother, for you were just too tired to walk another step, and all of a sudden … BRIGHT LIGHTS, LOUD CRUEL VOICES, CRYING, SCREAMING … and suddenly you are grabbed roughly by a strange man wearing, of all things, a GUN, and you look around, but you cannot see your mother, though you can…

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People of the Lie

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A groundbreaking book by M. Scott Peck.

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Are you shaking your head in disbelief about this administration’s separating children from their parents at the border and then citing the bible?  Is this incomprehensible to you?  Read M. Scott Peck’s book People of the Lie and come to a full understanding of what Trump, Sessions and the other members of the House and Senate that appear to have no consciences are all about.

 

This Could be Said About Blogging and Reading Other People’s Blogs on WordPress

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Originally posted on Art of Quotation: “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” ? F. Scott Fitzgerald, writer, from a letter to Hollywood journalist Sheilah Graham

via “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not…” — Leonard Durso

Understanding and healing the Scapegoat within

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Emerging From The Dark Night

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The family scapegoat receives the shadow projections of the family. They are the one that carries and tries to express qualities, needs, reactions and expressions which may not have had a chance or live in the family.  Often if we review the family history we will be able to see a pattern or something the scapegoat is trying to live for the family that could not be expressed, or struggled to be expressed over generations.

There is also collective element to the scapegoat which means certain qualities in any particular culture are accepted and are seen as valuable to express where as others may be demonised. Religious beliefs create the scapegoat by dictating what is “holy” and what is “demonic” and so create splits. The pervasive spread of the Catholic zeitgeist, for example, reveres qualities of self sacrifice, meekness, chastity and in many ways a repression of essential elements of…

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