psychological adjustment

psychological adjustment


Intelligence Has Much To Do With Discrimination

intelligence December 14th, 2018

No, really. I don’t mean bias and social meanness. I am referring to the idea that intelligence has much to do with the ability to analyze correctly, to tease apart concepts, to question astutely, to distinguish two related concepts, and compare and contrast things. Your basic nightmare from English class back in high school 🙂

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“Anti-Love”

September 4th, 2017

This poem depicts my feelings upon learning that a very good friend of mine’s father was molesting my friend’s sister (his daughter) for years.

Through tears I try to write about an atrocity of enormous proportions.
My whole world was changed; my boundaries of reality were torn apart.
With shock and indignant anger my soul must accept the reality as is: 
My best friend’s father is the antithesis of goodness deep in his heart.

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“Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold”

revenge July 8th, 2017

Here is a snippet from this poem, inspired by the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri:

A proof insoluble;
A reckoning of an account for goods long-sold;
A primal impulse;
Revenge is a dish best served cold.

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Modern-Day Mental Health

April 8th, 2017

Are we addicted to our items? Do we rely on drugs and entertainment at an alarming rate? Why are we sicker than when we had less freedom and riches? How do our values and ethics affect us? How many of us really seek the outer reaches of what we’re capable of? Are the science of

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