Tag Archives: Examined Life

Brief Book Review of M. Scott Peck’s “The Road Less Traveled”


. . In “The Road Less Traveled,” psychiatrist Morgan Scott Peck (M. Scott Peck) begins the book by turning on its end one of our most cherished and fundamental assumptions about life—that it ought to be easy. The vast majority of we human … Continue reading

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Differentiation, Love, and Living with Integrity


. Many people appear to think that living with integrity means living in alignment with their feelings. That if they feel a certain way about someone or something, then “integrity” requires that they act in a way that is in … Continue reading

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Are You a Reasonable or an Unreasonable Human Being ?


  “In contrast to logic, there is the Spirit of Reasonableness.  Reasonable thinking is just humanized thinking.  The logical man is always self-righteous, never self-questioning, and therefore inhuman and therefore wrong, while the reasonable man suspect that perhaps he may … Continue reading

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