Tag Archives: Korean war

Begging for War

By Robert C. Koehler “There are no good options,” Brian Williams said the other night on MSNBC, launching a discussion about North Korea with the implication that war—maybe nuclear war—is the only solution to the problem it represents. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Newly recognized clinical syndrome: American Dementia

  by Kathie MM “Dementia is progressive loss of cognitive function, marked by memory problems and confused thinking.”  Although Psychology Today claims that the “most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, a fatal condition that affects more than 5 … Continue reading

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Father Michael Lapsley addresses the healing of trauma, Part 1

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“UBUNTU” in the Xhosa culture means: “I am because we are.”

On Veterans Day, November 11th, it is good to recognize that many of the women and men who have served at war in Afghanistan and other foreign countries return to their homes without adequate support for the trauma they have experienced.

Trauma is an invisible wound. We have learned a lot about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and identified it in individuals engaged in current wars, but soldiers … Continue reading

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