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Cults, culture, and charismatic leaders

I once dated someone who was a member of an ongoing, intensive support group, and I spent the first half of our relationship trying to persuade her that it was a cult. “You don’t need the group in order to be healthy!” I would tell her, “You don’t need them! Just look at me: I’m… Continue reading Cults, culture, and charismatic leaders

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Coronavirus, spaciousness, and inner peace (FB Live)

What inner state does the Coronavirus externalize for us? What emotional condition does this render? What parts of ourselves might these circumstances activate? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6yU4rTrbW0&feature=youtu.be