Category Archives: Understanding violence

Whence go distracted minds?

by Kathie MM “To avoid [losing the throne], I defeated  [my enemies’] rebellion, and planned to lead an army to the Holy Land….Therefore, my Harry, make it your policy to focus the distracted minds of the people with foreign wars. Military … Continue reading

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Loving a Lifer

by Anthony J. Marsella The emergence of a global era — a borderless psychological and physical milieu –confronts us with new and bewildering challenges to identity formation, change, and assertion. Age-old questions regarding identity — “Who am I?” What do … Continue reading

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Media and Gun Violence: Allies or Combatants?

by Sarah Mensch The Columbine High School Massacre in 1999 resulted in the deaths of twelve students, a teacher, and two shooters. Most recall that April day and feel sorrow, grief, fear. Such is not the case for the 74 … Continue reading

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