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Bios: Janet Coster M.A., M.A., transpersonal counselor and author of the forthcoming book Liquid, Stone and Light: Poems of Liminality and Rising Celebration Alan James Strachan Ph.D., psychotherapist, co-author with Janet Coster, of The Lure of the Ring: Power, Addiction and Transcendence in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.


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Lord Of The Rings Trailer 2022: Sauron Creates The Rings of Power Breakdown, From YouTubeVideos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Welcome to Mordor, USA: The Lord of the Rings - Mirror of Our Times Welcome to Mordor, USA uses the vivid portrayal of authoritarian forces and the corruption of power depicted in The Lord of the Rings to highlight the dangers that Trump and his followers pose to U.S. democracy.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 12, 2020
Trump Is Gunning for a Revolution of Despotism This presidential election is unprecedented. This is no longer a contest of "Who will be president?" Not with Trump at the helm. He has upped the stakes: he is playing the game of how a right-wing dictatorship supplants any notion of constitutional democracy. The American public must understand how perilously close we all are to a turning point that would exceed the shattering effect 9/11 in its lasting impact on our lives.
The NSA believes it has the right to spy on everyone, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 21, 2013
Star Trek and the NSA The NSA under director Keith Alexander is an example of the dark side of American democracy -- Manifest Destiny applied to the digital age.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 18, 2013
American Culture and the Psychology of Mass Shootings This article addresses the psychology of the gun violence that afflicts American society, describing how murdered children at Newtown hold up a mirror to our collective psyche.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Occupying Democracy: A Moral Revolution for Social Justice This essay identifies the Occupy movement as a moral revolution and underscores the obligation of a democratic government to act with empathy for all its citizens, but first and foremost for the disenfranchised.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 22, 2008
MCCAIN TELLS THE TRUTH ABOUT SARAH PALIN, BUT DID ANYBODY NOTICE? John McCain revealed what he really thinks about his choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate on a recent broadcast of 60 Minutes. Unfortunately for McCain, his answer revealed that he does not think she is competent to serve as President.

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