Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Commentary

Commentary

Leland van den Daele's commentary on human development, health, psychology, and culture.

Roman Colar

Guild Psychology and the Secular Priesthood

Since the beginning of human history for the plurality of people, direction, purpose, meaning was given through faith and belief. Religion provided a scaffold that provided coherence to thought and action....
Election banner 2016

Open Letter to Donald Trump

I have never witnessed in my lifetime such a concerted effort on the part of media, public figures, academics, and even jurists to taint and destroy a fellow human being. You...
Ship adrift in danger

Adrift in a Sea of Change

We do not chose our sex, race, genetics, temperament, culture of origin, parents, birth history, and time and place of birth. We may influence our interpersonal environment after birth, but only...
Young lady with pocket watch.

Time’s How You Look at It

When I lived in New Hope, Pennsylvania, I had a next door neighbor who preferred to remain anonymous. Lindsey claimed her husband had been murdered by a conspiracy of unscrupulous investors...
A photo shoot of frogs.

College Reunion Blues

My dear ever-loving Alma Mater, the University of Redacted, sent me at least three notices that the Class of 'XX would celebrate the XXth anniversary of their graduation. I doubt if...

Health

The Enduring Effect of Home Economics Research

The “discipline” of Home Economics is a curiosity of American culture, a discipline, as American as apple pie –and like apple pie it occupies...

Spirituality