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Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Our Families and Workplaces

Causes, Solutions, and Signs. With the news putting such an emphasis on autism and autism spectrum disorder, it is perhaps appropriate to discuss another disorder permeating our families and workplaces- Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).NPD is described as: “A personality disorder with a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, excessive need […]

Straddling the Divide

Bernie Miller, Ethnicity, Commonality and Peacemaking In “Uneasy Lies the Head,” King Hussein of Jordan discusses straddling the divide between Jordanians and Palestinians, as well as Muslims and Jews. In doing so, he discusses life on the edge, straddling conflict, and ultimately discovering a role of biblical proportions-that of a peacemaker in a region torn […]

Why Does the Electoral College Exist?

Republics, Democracy, Our Founding Fathers and ”Mob Rule” The United States of American is a republic. A republic is a country governed by the rule of law and not of men. The rule of law “means that people are subject to a known set of written laws. This is distinguished from the rule of man, […]

Religion, Ritualistic Avoidances, and Capitalism

Do the Benefits of Capitalism Transcend Traditional Religion? Islam, Judaism, and Christianity currently constitute the three major religions of the world. They are distinguishable from one another through some major theological differences. However, one concept they all have in common is that they make certain things or people the object of ritualistic avoidances. Objects of […]

Julian Assange, A Cat, and Diplomatic Asylum

The Role of A Furry Feline in an International Arrest Julian Assange lived as a guest of the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years. Running from various charges, including a rape accusation in Sweden and an espionage charge by the United States, the embassy encompassed his last stand at resistance. Admired by some, and […]