Tag Archives: psychology

Book Review: Glimpses Of The Devil

Glimpses Of The Devil:  A Psychiatrist’s Personal Accounts Of Possession, Exorcism, And Redemption, by M. Scott Peck I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is a pretty terrifying read.  For some reason, I have read a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Less Traveled And Beyond

The Road Less Traveled And Beyond:  Spiritual Growth In An Age Of Anxiety, by M. Scott Peck This was the third and (hopefully) final book in the series that M. Scott Peck wrote relating to his breakthrough work The Road … Continue reading

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Book Review: Further Along The Road Less Traveled

Further Along The Road Less Traveled:  The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth:  The Edited Lectures, by M. Scott Peck As is often the case with writers, once they write a book that strikes with the public consciousness they often are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled:  A New Psychology Of Love, Traditional Values And Spiritual Growth, by M. Scott Peck I probably would have read this book much earlier had I had a better impression of Peck, as my first introduction to … Continue reading

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It’s Muffin Time

I love memes.  But since I am a busy enough person that I do not have time to figure out what the hottest new memes are, or the best ones that are worth remembering for a long time [1] are, … Continue reading

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On The Psychology Of Fish

[Note:  Image taken from wikipedia entry on Archer fish.] There are many animals for whom psychology has been at least tried out with a considerable degree of interest, but to my knowledge at least the psychology of fish is one … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness:  The New Brain Science Of Contementment, Calm, And Confidence, by Rick Hanson, read by the author It is easy to be disappointed with a book like this, especially the audiobook version.  The author combines bogus evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Could Pee On This Too

I Could Pee On This Too And More Poems By More Cats, by Francesco Marciuliano If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.  Obviously the author found a great deal of success with the first volume of cat poetry that he … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

One of the more interesting aspects of yesterday’s sermon message was the discussion our associate pastor had concerning one of the more intriguing Gospel passages about the trials and difficulties of life.  Matthew 7:24-27 comes at the very end of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Big Book Of World Chess Championships

The Big Book Of World Chess Championships:  46 Title Fights – From Steinitz To Carlsen, by Andre Schulz One word review:  shenanigans.  In reading this book about the more than 100 years that there have been recognized world chess champions, … Continue reading

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