Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: June 2018

All People Are Gray

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We’ve been fighting racism for what seems like forever. Now we’re dealing with nationalism. Those people (those others) aren’t like us. They don’t have the same values and they don’t want the same things. This attitude drives our perceptions of … Continue reading

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Love Is Not Enough

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The Beatles sang that All You Need Is Love. The Bible says to “abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” And Virgil wrote: omnia vincit amor – love conquers all. We tend to believe … Continue reading

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Rationalizations and Potato Chips

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We rationalize our actions every day. We explain to ourselves why we acted impulsively in order to make sense of the world because we don’t want to admit that we have no idea why we just did what we did. … Continue reading

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