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Clever devils: getting good people to act bad

  Moral disengagement involves a set of unconscious psychological processes allowing individuals to engage in or support or tolerate inhumane treatment of others while still thinking of themselves as good people.  Common examples include using euphemistic language to make bad things … Continue reading

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Reflections on Witnessing the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate

By guest author Anthony J. Marsella (December 15, 2015 – CNN TV – Las Vegas, Nevada) I sat and watched, speechless, at what was unfolding before me. Billed as a debate of potential presidential candidates, I expected — hoped — … Continue reading

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“Disastrous rise of misplaced power”

[Note from Kathie Malley-Morrison:  Today, just before Tax Day in the U.S., we again welcome guest contributor John Hess, who writes about the financial consequences of war.] In the mid-1960s, I saw the initiation of social programs that promised to … Continue reading

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Book review: Stones into Schools

[Note from Kathie MM:  For Valentine’s Day, we would like to share a wonderful love story—a story of a love for a people and a place, for peace, and for education, especially for girls. This guest book review by Jillian … Continue reading

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