Category Archives: violence

What Are You Afraid Of?

Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition … Continue reading

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Cranky Women

In his recent blog entry “Understanding Angry Old White Men,” my friend Dr. Gerald Stein stated: “Males pass through a stage of feeling almost invulnerable and immortal, at least on occasion. They rush to fight wars, compete for mates, and … Continue reading

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Hobgoblins

Abortion may not be a pleasant thought. On a case by case basis, it may not even be the best choice. Moreover, a portion of the population vilifies birth control, which should be another choice a woman, in consultation with … Continue reading

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Kevlar Education

Life is full of triggers. I can’t always predict when something will happen that will spark sensory memories or casual remarks or images can send me into a spiral of teenage insecurity. Most people deal with those as best they can. Continue reading

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The Contemporary Cannibal

Rabbi Chaninah, deputy to the kohanim, would say: “Pray for the integrity of the sovereignty, for were it not for the fear of its authority a man would swallow his neighbor alive.” – Ethics of the Fathers, 3:2 Ethics of … Continue reading

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