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Parsing HB-2's Bathroom Babble

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The toothless babble of HB-2 "protects" no one other than perhaps employers whose employees have more restricted rights as a result. Let's repeal this political mess that backfired on McCrory and will backfire on Berger and Moore as well if we don't move on.

Truth and the Hard Work of Thinking

Terry Newell | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Terry Newell

In the early days of the Trump Administration, we have been treated to conflicting information on a range of issues. Alternatively, we have been aske...

CONFIRMED: Trump a Lying Liar Who Lies

Bob Weidman | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics
Bob Weidman

My wife Kate has a more expansive view of reality than I do. For the most part, I believe that reality is consistent with the world as described by sc...

A Time for Truth and beauty

Wayne Muller | Posted 01.25.2017 | Religion
Wayne Muller

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around ...

Donald Trump: Desperate?/Committed?/To Make a Difference?

Tony Smith | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Tony Smith

Could it be ─ that this rough, brusque, "impulse machine" is actually a man hugely committed to make a difference, to contribute, and, somehow, he h...

Last Night I Dreamed Of You And Now, I Must Say Goodbye

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Last night I dreamed of you We were talking and laughing like old friends And even though we have never met We share a knowing So, last night we gathe...

Trump Poised To Become Misstater In Chief

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump told America this week that he had no loans from Russia. That Russian intelligence could not possibly have compromising ma...

Reinventing 2017

John Coonrod | Posted 01.06.2017 | World
John Coonrod

As Bette Davis once famously said "Fasten your seatbelt, it's going to be a bumpy night." The political disruptions around the world of 2016 could cau...

An Obituary For The Truth

Greg J. Stone | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics
Greg J. Stone

The Truth has died after a long illness.

Toilets, Trials, and Tolls: Cleaning Up After Pat McCrory

Harold Lloyd | Posted 12.31.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

We all know that North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory hastily signed HB2 only to acknowledge that pre-existing state law discrimination remedies should n...

Politics and the Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The world has changed drastically since the results of the November 8th election, and with it the psychotherapist's task. The focus on our personal li...

What Are Some Ugly Truths About Life?

Quora | Posted 12.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul

What are some ugly truths of life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...

Practice Saying 'NO!'

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.23.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Practice saying "No" and its semantically softer companions: No thank you. I'd rather not. I don't think so. Not just now. Maybe another time. I don't...

Are You Telling Yourself the Truth?

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Are you showing up in the world as the person you came here to be? That's the question to ask yourself in these last few months of the year. Whether t...

Fact or Fiction?

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Fact or fiction; truth or tale? Are you focused on the facts or the story you've constructed around the facts? Are you looking for what's true, or are...

Data Isn't Truth. It's Signal.

Kevin McDermott | Posted 12.14.2016 | Business
Kevin McDermott

When people are presented with disagreeable facts they tend to double down on their own truth.

Life In Trumpland: A Third Open Letter To Our Students

Paul Stoller | Posted 12.09.2016 | College
Paul Stoller

Dear Students, I didn't expect to be back so soon, but events in Trumpland seem to be spiraling out of control. Our world is becoming dangerously str...

Pay Attention to the Messages

Donna Labermeier | Posted 12.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Labermeier

We're receiving a lot of messages from various sources these days. Some telling us the world is progressing forward, while others are certain the worl...

Asking Trump Voters, Does Truthfulness Matter?

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). Liberals are debating how to understand the millions of...

Truth Is a Probability Cloud

Michael Mamas | Posted 11.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Mamas

Don't we all spend a lot of time looking for the truth behind every situation? Yet, there seem to be an infinite number of contradictory perspectives ...

A Time To Accept Multiple Truths

Mac Grambauer | Posted 11.21.2016 | Women
Mac Grambauer

Note: I had started working on a different piece about the aftermath of the election, and after seeing the discourse which followed November 8th, bega...

The Pros and Cons of Brutal Honesty

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul

What are the pros and cons of being brutally honest? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answe...

The Elections And The First Lie

Tina Karkera | Posted 11.14.2016 | Parents
Tina Karkera

And so I continue to tell my daughter, "Be strong. Be smart. Be kind. Be happy." Now more than ever, those words aren't just a reminder for her, but for me as well.

5 Reminders You Need When You Feel Frustrated With Your Life

Pam Bauer | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pam Bauer

If you feel unsettled, like you're meant for something more in life - that's the inner rumblings of a dream that wants to happen. It awaits your attention.

Moms Of Trans Youth Are Changing The World

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

I live in Kansas, so much of what I am about to share is about Kansas, but I can tell you that everything I am about to share is true in every state i...