Tag Archives: violence

Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 1.

The postulates and prophesies of the impressively credentialed psychologist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker, formerly at MIT and now at Harvard, appear to be everywhere. He is a darling of the New York Times and endless variations on his ex cathedra … Continue reading

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How to Defeat Terrorism 101

  By Dr. Majed Ashy, Guest Author Terrorism emerges in environments that feed it. Such environments provide intellectual, financial, and personnel support and supplies. The main intellectual supply comes from a few branches of Islam in which some members are … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part 1

This is the first of three posts on Truth and Reconciliation by guest author Ross Caputi. Truth and reconciliation projects have proven to be a powerful ways of bringing closure to communities affected by violence, healing the psychological wounds inflicted by … Continue reading

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