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The greatest weapon in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” Steven Biko

It’s been suggested that psychological pain can equal (and in some cause surpass) physical suffering – in the case of PTSD, psychological injury can last three to five years, and in some cases become a permanent part of the recipient’s psyche.  Turn the page…

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Compliments of Helga Weber via Flickr

Narcissism is increasing, with more Americans feeling entitled to special treatment (and feeling incensed when they don’t receive it). I think that our self-focus – and the closeness we feel with our things – are intertwined. Excess materialism, individualistic performance appraisal, and competitive practice unearth our worst behavior. A society in which “gimme, gimme, gimme” is the norm spawns beings who are stingy, selfish, and reactive when they don’t get their own way. Turn the page…

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