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The Prophecy of the Broken Egg (Part 1: Nursery Crhymes)

Posted on 20, January 2011

in Category Imposter Syndrome, Integrity, Media, Society

Nursery Rhymes can be great teachers, and not just for kids. Many are not aware that the origins of many nursery rhymes were based in the monarchies when people did not have free speech and would create parodies of political situations hidden in the subtext. The great fact about many stories and parables is that they can be timeless, and so many of them are still apropos. So what can Humpty Dumpty teach us today? Humpty Dumpty Sat On A Wall How often do kids get in trouble for fibbing, manipulation of the truth or outright lies, and how serious [&hellip

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Coming Out of the Dark (We Finally See the Light)

Posted on 17, October 2010

in Category Imposter Syndrome, Integrity, Media, Society, Victims

(I will return to Your Body Is Not a Disneyland in my next post.) What a truly inspiring week for the sum of humanity who witnessed the miraculous rescue of the Chilean miners. Whether one was involved personally or was riveted to the television, this event went a long way to redefining how we can all witness a news event as a positive outcome and challenge us to seek a more peaceful world. And my being an On-Air consultant to CNN Networks during their climb to earth was a once in a lifetime gift. Perhaps the most synchronous part was that [&hellip

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If It’s Broke, Don’t Fix It

Posted on 20, January 2010

in Category Imposter Syndrome, Society, Uncategorized, Victims

Some of you may be thinking, “Dr. E…, you’ve got that all wrong. It’s supposed to be ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’.” Well let me tell you all, we’ve got trouble… right here in River City…with a capital T that rhymes with P… (sorry, I digress). But seriously, we do have problems that we need to face in our culture, and consistently we don’t face them. We close our eyes, turn our deaf ear, blame others, play the victim and look to be rescued, and often pick sides on issues that directly affect us all that does nothing [&hellip

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Let The Idols Fall Where They May…

Posted on 12, December 2009

in Category Idols, Imposter Syndrome, Integrity, Media, Society, Uncategorized

…And another one bites the dust. In the past few weeks another idol fell from Grace, and their humanness was exposed. Tiger Woods fell from the ranks of the untouchable. Please understand, I don’t say this in any sarcasm or disrespect to Tiger, I say it as an observation on a culture that creates idols out of humans that can only fall from grace. Whether or not it is the media, our desire for fame and sensationalism, or our tendency to hold people we admire up to unrealistic standards, I see the issues of our fallen idols as much of [&hellip

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