Having previously posted on both Casey and Joran, it is hard not to note some striking similarities. How can we understand their seeming lack of profoundly human, universal feelings like empathy, guilt, remorse or shame? Though I cannot provide a forensic evaluation without having first formally examined someone myself, there is much to learn from these tragic cases.
Dr. Asbury states: “…the irony of this whole situation is that by making these ads, Georgia may actually encourage some people to gain weight—the exact opposite of what they desire. … If Georgia wants people to enact healthy behaviors, the answer does not lie in shaming people, for it will only make people rebel against the idea.”
A video showing a soldier ruthlessly beating a sheep, most likely to death, has surfaced. My deep regrets and apologies for posting it - I admit I sobbed when I saw it - but something has to be done about this horrific event. It is an insult to all human beings, especially those who honorably serve our country. Cruelty can't stand the spotlight.
I knew this day would come. I was, of course, hoping it never would-hoping that my daughter would never be mean to someone else's daughter-but as they say, I wrote the book on girl bullying in elementary school, so I knew that there was a pretty good chance that despite all of my best efforts, one of these days, my girl was gonna act like the mean one.
A new study purports to show fundamental differences between the sexes. But humans are taught literally from birth what is appropriate behavior for a woman and what is appropriate behavior for a man, and the fact that fully grown men and women have learned to exhibit different behaviors isn't exactly groundbreaking news.
Mom has a new boyfriend; dad’s getting married…and you are not convinced that this is the right person for your parent. Your parent will probably be torn between wanting to please you and wanting to move on with his or her life. What is an adult child to do?
With all these megachurches, "bishops," and 24-hour access, why is there so much mess going on with God's people, in today's churches? Think: Sex scandals, violence, even texting while in service. Lord, help. Who's changing whom?
As of two days ago, we now know the answer to this question: Is the “intensive coupling” that married people sometimes practice limited to the first few years of marriage? Do couples go back to spending more time with family and friends as they settle into their relationship?