Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: April 2017

The End of War?

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The two main drivers of war are philosophy and land. Under the broader category of philosophy, we can identify two subsets – religion and nationality – while battles over land often boil down to economic security. Why does this matter? … Continue reading

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Fighting the Flu

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I’ve been thinking about illness for the past few days while fighting the flu, noting that it acts upon us in two ways. First, of course, it drains us physically, dispersing pain in many forms. The flu, for example, makes … Continue reading

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Cultivate Your Anger

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We all get angry. It grows in all our gardens – a base human emotion, hard wired into us by millions of years of evolution, rooted to the depths of our emotional structure. We can no more eliminate anger than … Continue reading

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