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Book Review: The Psychology Of Love

The Psychology Of Love, edited by Robert J. Sternberg & Michael L. Barnes The psychology of love is one of the less clearly defined areas of psychology, a field in general that suffers from a wide gulf between its objective … Continue reading

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Book Review: Psychologists Defying The Crowd

Psychologists Defying The Crowd:  Stories Of Those Who Battled The Establishment And Won, edited by Robert J. Sternberg This book is a bit less than 300 pages and contains a variety of psychologists writing about their own personal lives and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thinking Styles

Thinking Styles, by Robert J. Sternberg As someone who has some familiarity with the author’s work [1], it is not surprising that the author fancies himself to be a creative person who is liberal in thinking and loves new ideas.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mental Epidemics

Mental Epidemics:  Two Lectures, by J. S. Gilmore It should be remembered in times of great concern about physical health that humanity is not only prey to epidemics resulting from viruses and bacteria and the like, but also mental epidemics … Continue reading

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On The Asymmetry Of Predator Love: Part Three

So far in this series we have previously discussed the meaning of predator love as being a selfishly oriented and objectifying desire to fulfill one’s longings and hungers as well as some of the ways that this sort of love … Continue reading

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A Constant State Of Unease

Yesterday, the first split sermon speaker gave a message that discussed health in both a physical and a spiritual sense and in discussing the problems of stress he commented on the constant state of unease that was present in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Out Like A Virgin

Making Out Like A Virgin:  Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma, edited by Catriona McHardy and Cathy Plourde There is a deep and unrecognized contradiction at the heart of this book.  The title of the book and the sentiment … Continue reading

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The Bleakest House Of All

In reading a genre-confused book by a wannabe author called Bleaker House, in homage to the bleakness of her nearly uninhabited island (named Bleaker) in the Falklands and to a late-period Charles Dickens novel called Bleak House, I was struck … Continue reading

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Book Review: Joey

Joey:  How A Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others Learn To See, by Jennifer Marshall Bleakley At the core of this book is an inspirational tale of a blind and mistreated horse who ended up being a kind and compassionate therapy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Madness In Civilization

Madness In Civilization:  A Cultural History Of Insanity From The Bible To Freud, From The Madhouse To Modern Medicine, by Andrew Scull Madness has always presented a difficult challenge to civilization and it has drawn out the assumptions that exist … Continue reading

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