Posts by Bruce Hoag PhD

The Irony of Fanfare

Giving to charity is admirable. It’s something that we should all do, even if it’s only a little bit. There is enough to go around; but we have to share it. There’s enough food on the planet to feed everyone, and the technology is there to make sure that everyone has clean water, too. It’s…

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Under No Illusions

Years ago, an acquaintance told me of an event in his house that left him both excited and spooked. He was the only one at home and yet he could smell freshly baked bread coming from another part of the house. This caused him to believe that his house was haunted and that a previous…

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You’re Not Superstitious, Are You?

You’re probably not superstitious; but you may know someone who is. And if you do, then you might want to direct him or her to this post. You see there is a good reason why people are superstitious and, once you know the reason, you can defeat it instead of letting it continue to control…

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The Lie of Political Correctness

Western culture has a problem. I suppose that it has been there for longer than we realize. I’m sure that the Internet is responsible for spreading it, and that same form of communication is equally at fault for maintaining it. What is it? Lying to yourself Now there are a lot of ways that this…

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