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God says we need to love our enemies. It hard to do. But it can start by telling the truth [The Help].

Lately, I’ve watched films that portray the human condition under duress. One of these is an Oscar nominated movie entitled “The Help,” in which maids (living in the deep South) decided to invoke change. They contributed their personal stories to a book that illuminated their condition as oppressed, exploited, degraded, and abused. Turn the page…

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Throughout history those in power have pitted the less powerful at odds. In totalitarian regimes, contrived shortages were created to sap the energy of the oppressed. In modern firms these same principles are used by managers who pit employees against one another. Divide and conquer is the Trojan horse of human discourse – where workers are used as tools to create distrust. Turn the page…

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