How to Spot an Abuser Who Claims to be the Victim (My thanks to Barbara Roberts for her help with this article) I am sure that you have watched police SWAT teams in action at a hostage situation. As the hostages emerge, a strange thing happens.
By Emilie Reas, PLOS Neuroscience Community Editor As you put the finishing touches on your paper, you notice the sun rising and fantasize about crawling in bed. Your vision and hearing are beginning to distort and the words staring back at you from the monitor have lost their meaning. Your brain … well, feels like mush. We've all been there. That debilitating brain fog that inevitably sets in after an all-nighter prompts the obvious question: what does sleep deprivation actually do to the…
The ego says, "I shouldn’t have to suffer," and that thought makes you suffer so much more. It is a distortion of the truth, which is always paradoxical. The truth is that you need to say yes to suffering before you can transcend it.
God Never Allows More Than We Can Bear. Oh, Yes, He Does!
Alan Skees, American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism - An artist asks what the nostalgia for the "good ol' days" and its associated picturesque regionalism really means now. What does it mean when interpreted through modern tools like cell phones? Is this similar to using modern architecture language to respond to regionalism? How are regional aspects distorted through "universal" language?