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Tag: sociopathy

Is Romance Devolving?—50 Shades vs. No One Puts Baby in a Corner

Women have faced thousands of years of not being able to defend themselves against victimization and rape and now we have a cultural phenomenon that is redefining sex and blurring the lines of consent (which are already pretty damn blurry, especially after a drunken frat party).

The Disease of Self-Importance—Can We Find a Cure?

Every ruler had at least one jester and the jester was allowed to mock, poke fun and joke about those in power without repercussions. The role of the jester was to offer honesty and perspective. Monarchs knew that being surrounded by too many Yes Men who feared reprisal was unwise and dangerous. The jester’s job was to ground rulers and keep them from getting too full of themselves.