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    How To Criticize Without Showing Hate

    On my Facebook feed the other day I spotted a post from a friend complaining about the current state of American politics. It was filled with the usual canards about how angry and abusive everyone is and...

    • Posted July 22, 2016
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    The Voice Of Reason—How To Stand Up For Science

    Last week I wrote an article in which I laid out a rhetorical strategy for dealing with friends and family members who believe in the so-called paranormal. I would like now to expand on one of the...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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    The Hardest Thing—Discussing The (Supposed) Paranormal

    Perhaps I exaggerate in my title. But speaking with someone who swears they’ve seen a ghostly apparition or the levitation of an inanimate object, or that they’ve experienced a thought directly transferred to another mind or a...

    • Posted July 15, 2016
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    How To Define Your Political Identity

    The tumult of the 2016 presidential campaign has left a great many people searching—desperate to find policies and a candidate they can get behind. Rarely has there been so much hatred of both presidential nominees from people...

    • Posted July 8, 2016
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    Why You Shouldn’t Forgive—Too Easily

    Sometimes sorry is not enough. There are occasions when an individual has made a statement or taken an action that is so vile and offensive that it should not be forgiven. This is an idea that runs...

    • Posted July 7, 2016
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    The Three Most Powerful Words To Tell Yourself

    Some of you are going through a hard time right now. For some of you, it feels like you’re almost always going through a hard time. Some of you are scared. Some depressed, overwhelmed, stressed, sad, angry,...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    How To Be A Good Citizen

    It is impossible to think of the results of the British referendum last week without thinking of the U.S. elections in the fall. Indeed, I find it difficult to dwell on much else at the moment. One...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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    Are You A Perfectionist?

    It is good to take pride in your skill as a workman or professional. You are someone who cannot bear a single ambiguity in a report you are responsible for putting together or stand the sight of...

    • Posted June 23, 2016
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    Will You Always Be A Single Man?

    The question is one that is seldom asked by young single men. We are not as anxious about our relationship status as our sisters of the fairer sex—though hook-up culture is starting to change this a bit....

    • Posted June 17, 2016
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    My Interview With The Professional Wingman

    Today I got to sit down and chat with LA’s Thomas Edwards, creator of “The Professional Wingman.” I met Thomas months back at a entrepreneur networking party in NY. Once he told me what he does, I...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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    How To Master The Art Of Living To Yourself

    As a man hungry for wealth and success, it is right that you commit yourself fully to your profession and the affairs relevant to it. But the sheer busyness of the world can make it hard for...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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