Granted this is written in 2001, prior to so many things happening in psychology and military deployment. I am hopeful that I will be accepted into a graduate program where I can again obtain access to research articles and see what new developments have occurred. But in the meantime, what struck me the most in this article is the influence of Contextual Experience. “The results revealed that soldiers who reported little contextual experience reported fewer benefits of the deployment”.Read More Meaning in military deployment
This fear that someone will *get over* on the *system* is fueled by the very real *lack of belief* in the system itself. Because the person believes a little in the BJW system, but not 100%, that seed of doubt is enough to spur them to *take matters in their own hands* and create laws to restrict the healthier options. I wish some of the desire for action would spur these individuals to being at least a little bit compassionate toward the poor. But it is easier to think that both *sluts get pregnant* and *lazy people are on welfare* than it is to look at each case as it is and, at the very least, ask *how would Jesus act if He were standing before this person this very minute?*Read More Abortion and a Just World
I am against the Tea Party. I do have some friends that are sympathetic towards it. And in all due respect to them as the great people they are, they have been hoodwinked. The Tea Party is not an ideology, but rather a clever marketing schemed cooked up and funded by the likes of the […]Read More I am against the Tea Party
And if people are neither good or bad, but a complex mixture of the two? If so, then it doesn’t make sense to proclaim government is bad and to put blind faith into corporations, knowing as we do, that power can and does corrupt, and that retention of power into the hands of The People is of primary importance.Read More Are people basically good? or bad?
Mac kills PC in so many areas. I find that my workflow crashes to a halt when I have to go into the office and use their Windows systems. I hesitated in downloading any Microsoft programs onto my Mac because I don’t like anything about them, how they are organized. Even using Excel, which is […]Read More Macwriter
is there a legitimacy to an ethical code that allows, accepts, and encourages one single man can make $4 BILLION dollars in one year and allow others to barely scrape by.Read More What hedge fund would Jesus buy?
A rough draft of a letter I am writing for the paper, for elected officials, and whoever else I can think of. I’ve got some work to do to this and will try to cite sources as well. My name is Eddie Black and I have served my country in two wars, Desert Storm and […]Read More rough draft of a letter about the U.S. Stump Service
I used to be pretty liberal. I was for the helping of minorities through the affirmative action program. However, over time I began to understand that these programs sometimes reward mediocrity by giving the contract/job to some of lesser ability soley due to race. A job/contract should be given to someone/company solely because of their […]Read More Black Reparations
1. You have to believe the AIDS virus is spread by a lack of federal funding. 2. You have to believe that the same teacher who can’t teach 4th graders how to read is somehow qualified to teach those same kids about sex. 3. You have to believe that guns in the hands of law-abiding […]Read More How To Be A Good “New Democrat”
I like to get up a couple of hours early so that I can read the news, read from a book, or just gather my thoughts. I do not like to get up and hurry off to work. I feel cheated if I do. This morning I’ve read a little from Reagan: A Life in […]Read More Reagan in the morning