Tag Archives: self-deception

Herein Be Dragons

What is it with women who get hooked up with men who are in prison and then marry them?  Do they really think that they can “save” these guys and/or reform them?  Is what they find attractive the men themselves … Continue reading

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Travel Plans

We suppose it was rooted in Jeanie’s willingness to lie to herself, in her automatically saying “I’ll get around to it” when, in an unexamined place within her heart, she had no intention of doing any such thing.  Once, when … Continue reading

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Knowing

I’ve watched two films recently that have had me reflecting upon the issue of our being able to “know.”  In the sci-fi film “Dark Matter” one character says to another character who has complete amnesia, “You said you wanted to … Continue reading

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No One Can Teach You To Fly

Why does someone seem lovely to us?  What makes them lovely in our eyes?  To some extent it is because of characteristics that they manifest, to some extent it is their physical beauty, but to what extent do they seem … Continue reading

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Delusion

A married couple in Florida, Tito and Amanda Watts, were arrested for selling “golden tickets to heaven” to hundreds of people.  They sold them on the street for $99.99 per ticket, told buyers the tickets were made from solid gold, … Continue reading

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Let Me Help You

 I was watching a program about crime in which a guy was featured who makes a living by shoplifting. He takes orders from people of items that they want, steals the items, and then sells the items to those who … Continue reading

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