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Have you ever wondered why some people engage in “serial bullying,” when it’s common knowledge that this behavior is unacceptable? Pinker, in his book “The Better Angels of our Nature,” describes this anomaly. He asks if “our inner perpetrator white washes our crimes…in a campaign to exonerate ourselves.” He makes a case that those who commit heinous acts rationalize the reasons by exaggerating their perceived injury (and culpability of the victim) in a way that paints them as wronged. Turn the page…

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In a recent interview Hillary Clinton was asked how she left behind the bitter pre-election battle with President Obama. She responded with a line I’ll always remember: “We need to be bigger than politics.” Turn the page…

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