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Self Righteousness

Can America Ever Regain Its Exceptionalism?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The myth of American Exceptionalism stems from the idea that the U.S. was the product of an immaculate conception -- a virgin, fertile continent bordered by two vast oceans and free of the foibles and follies of the old counties in Europe.

From Fear And Trembling To Refuge

Morgan Guyton | Posted 02.10.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

I need to believe that God will in fact preserve a refuge for those who live under His mercy by keeping out those who aren't. Yes, I'm talking about heaven and hell.

A Call To Humility And Repentance

Morgan Guyton | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

No politician can heal our nation. It's going to require a much more tremendous transformation than that. If Christians become the people of humility and repentance that Jesus died to make us, then we will be able to contribute to the transformation that is necessary.

The Debate Over Noah: Was He Righteous Or Regular?

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 10.17.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

I am often amazed that a rabbinical debate can cover the globe and last more than 2,000 years. The controversy over Noah's essence as a person is a paradigmatic example of this phenomenon.

Soul-Talk: How To Move From Righteousness To Right-Use-Ness

Russell Bishop | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Do you ever find yourself getting just a little irritated with people who can be so darned self-righteous? You know the people I mean -- the ones who are so far beyond being right that there's just no room for anyone else to even have a thought on the subject?

Soul-Talk: Are You Courageous Or Just Self-Righteous?

Russell Bishop | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

True courage takes many forms, few of them characterized by bravado and none of them insensitive or unkind. That doesn't mean true courage can't appear to be insensitive or unkind

Self-Righteousness: Why Do Some Of Us Think Only We Are Right?

Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD

When we get into the habit of competing over our beliefs, wanting to impose them upon others and not being able to relate to those with different views, then we limit the unlimited life.

Are You Addicted to Being Right?

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

The cost of needing to be right is a negative outlook, frustration, an overload of judgment and can start that back of the brain voice working overtime!

Worried About Money

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ryan Mack

I woke up early...worried about money. / I think I'm losing my home. / Just text me when you need me. / I just got the new IPhone.

Fighting Smug While Fighting Smog

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A great new post at Planet Green reminds us not to get too preachy when trying to green up our own lives. It reminds me of the "Smug Alert" episode of...