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Posted on November 26th, 2014 by Mark Goulston

boycott-wal-mart-email-image (1)What we’re witnessing in Ferguson and in protests and violence around the country is “impotent rage” in full display.  We’re not seeing power in those protests, we’re seeing the anger that erupts from feeling powerless.

I’m not going to weigh in on the decision by the Grand Jury in Ferguson to not indict (since I have discussed that in The #1 Lesson from Ferguson).  What I will weigh in on is that some way to level the playing field for Blacks is long overdue.

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Rioting erupts in Ferguson, Missouri after police involved shooting of an unarmed teen
Posted on November 25th, 2014 by Mark Goulston

A house divided against itself cannot stand – Abraham Lincoln

A house biased towards subjective emotionality over objective reality cannot have justice

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Posted on November 23rd, 2014 by Mark Goulston

Are you looking for more Peace of Mind and Peace on Earth?

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Posted on November 15th, 2014 by Mark Goulston

Q: What lies beneath the fear of failure?

A: Show me someone who is afraid of failure and I’ll show you someone who is afraid of disappointing and then angering either a real parent who will react with punishment or disdainful abandonment or one they have internalized as part of their personality (that they may or may not be aware of) even after they have left childhood.  This might reinforce the wry observation by family therapist, Carl Whitaker (1912-1995) that parents only die so they can more effectively meddle in their children’s lives.

Wouldn’t you agree?

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