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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 12/2008

The End of Normal

| Posted 12.01.2008 | Politics

We will come out of this economic crisis, but we may come out diminished and disappointed. We're a country that has an abiding sense of who we are. How we handle what is ahead will tell us who we'll be.

The End of Normal: Is Trust for Suckers?

| Posted 12.08.2008 | Politics

Who is the more dangerous fraud -- the Nigerian bank spam and its comically brazen attempt to relieve me of $100,000, or the US bank whose ads ask for my business and my trust?

The End of Normal: Rice's Reality -- Don't Fix What You can Pretend Isn't Broken

| Posted 12.15.2008 | Politics

Rice is the administration poster girl for all that went wrong: style over substance, image over reality, politics over progress and most damaging of all -- the unwavering refusal of accountability.

The End of Normal: The New Simplicity -- Real or Reaction?

| Posted 12.23.2008 | Healthy Living

Our shift from consumption to reflection make me wonder: is it a fundamental transformation or a simply a pit stop in life's long race for bigger, better and more?

The Mystery of the Masters -- How Could So Many be So Dumb?

| Posted 12.29.2008 | Business

Will the depth and breadth of the pain this time create a better generation of financial leaders; not just smarter, but essentially different from those who have driven us off a cliff?

Now For the Hard Part

| Posted 12.31.2008 | Healthy Living

By all accounts, we're strapped in for a very rough outing. How we get through it is going to be a matter of fortitude and attitude. In times like these, optimism is a decision.