All parents want their children to have access to a solid education as well as a social and professional network to ensure a good start to their adult lives. But how can otherwise intelligent individuals justify breaking legal and moral boundariesRead More ›
Ingratitude, more strong than traitors' arms, Quite vanquish'd him:
Shakespeare, The Life and Death of Julius Caesar (III.ii)
While people's attention is preoccupied with political in-fighting and accusations of treasonous behavior, a more insidious traitor continues to subvert individual well-being and collective harmony: ingratitude.
The search for meaning is a powerful motivator in human life. A life devoid of meaning feels empty and oppressive. And a collapse of meaning is potentially destructive as pathological beliefs and behaviors can rush in to fill the void. ButRead More ›
The capacity to think, reason, and decide for oneself is the greatest freedom an individual possesses. There is no individual liberty without intellectual liberty. While this freedom is each one's birthright, it is earned and not simply bestowed.
When you act in the world against your own conscience your mind becomes disturbed. The action rebounds and hurts you. You feel sorry for having acted thus. In reaction to your own action you suffer regret and remorse. An action creatingRead More ›