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Context: How Dehumanizing Encourages Abuse

Standford Prison Experiment (1971) Under the chapter called the Power of Context, Malcolm Gladwell discusses this experiment in his book “The Tipping Point”. I had previously studied the results of this setup in my Psychology AS class in the UK … Continue reading

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The Wellspring*: Light Through a Prism?

January 2013: *Interim Channelling If you can understand the reason for things you will be more at peace with life. The dimensions of the soul react with all impulses to bring about change and development. It is universal to believe … Continue reading

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A Man about 150 Years Ahead of His Time

Oscar Wilde (October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900) Today is Oscar Wilde‘s 167th birthday. He didn’t live to a ripe old age, dying at 46 years, broken and alone. Is there a lesson in this story? Of course, only … Continue reading

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Doing Time on Planet Earth

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The analysis of this film has probably been done to death, but it occurred to me during the night that it’s an excellent metaphor of life on earth, spiritually. Here is the plot as reported on … Continue reading

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Just Like in the Movies: His Great Escape

Rédoine Faïd (May 10, 1972) I was reading the GQ article about his July 1, 2018 escape from a prison in France this morning and decided that there must have been something in the air that day other than the … Continue reading

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And We Thought: It’s Just a TV Show…

The Prisoner (1967-1968) I was a great fan of Patrick McGoohan. I’d watched him as John Drake in Danger Man (a British B&W TV show from ITV). When this new show came out, I watched it, too. But it was … Continue reading

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