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Overcoming Delusion: Healing The Us vs Them Mentality

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"It is important to realize that the attempt via rhetoric to create an: "Us versus Them" mentality is always a sign of delusion. The principles of interrelatedness, interconnectedness and interdependence show that...."there is always only "We"....there is always only one humanity." From, Overcoming Delusion: Berea College and the Supreme Court's Destruction of Racial Equality, Eric Z. Lucas (9/2021)

COVID19 and the Fact of Unity

One thing the Coronavirus has made absolutely clear is that there is no Us versus Them reality. Why? Because COVID19 proves that our interconnectedness is an irrevocable fact. No one can escape it. COVID19 knows no distinction. It doesn't recognize borders. It ignores religion, race, party, wealth, celebrity and profession. This means that, when we hate and divide; when we seek to demonize, dominate and annihilate some group because of our fears: We are suffering from a form of delusion.

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Eric Z. Lucas is an alumnus of Stanford University (Creative Writing Major: 1972-1975), the University of Washington (1981: BA English Literature and Elementary Education) and Harvard Law School, J.D. 1986. Since law school he has been a public (more...)
 

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