We are surrounded by both left- and right-wing politics. Both sides have something to say about relationships, and how we can approach them.
Projection: why do we push away responsibility?
When we project, we push the responsibility for our being onto someone else. We do it to avoid suffering. But, in fact, we end up losing touch with reality, and creating more suffering.
How we talk
How do you decide when to talk, and when to remain silent?
Selfishness, selflessness, and the environment
Selfishness is very natural to our biological selves. We are organic systems interested in our own continuity, descended from a long line of organisms who
The political and the personal: why we blame
Human beings rationalise their actions. This means that they seek to explain their actions with reference to reasons. Where they get those reasons can vary,
We live in an already-soiled world. That is to say, we do not live in a vacuum, where moral problems can be kept out like
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