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In the terrifying Alice-in-Wonderland days of a new President with little understanding of the Constitution and no respect for principles of social justice, the slogan RESIST has gone viral, as well it should. The big questions are: RESIST WHOM? RESIST … Continue reading

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The “Just Enough” Policy: Behavioral Control of Collective Protest through Minimum Reward, Part 2 of a 3-part series

  The “Just Enough” Principle by Dr. Anthony Marsella The answer to questions raised in my previous post may reside in an organized effort to control behavioral responses by making use of a well-known psychological principle that offers “Just enough.” This … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day messages for peace


Today is Valentine’s Day, a day to embrace love over hate, non-violence over death and destruction, peace over war. Many groups that embrace an ethic of peace and social justice focus some of their creative energy and dedication to Valentine’s … Continue reading

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The Constitution corrupted, Part I

Seven more deaths (including the gunman) and four more wounded in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Why? Racism, hatred, anger, fear, frustration, propaganda, the easy availability of weapons, and the corruption of the United States Constitution. Pseudo-conservative, pseudo-Christian, pseudo-moral right-wing extremists have … Continue reading

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