The Truth About Victimhood

It’s true that anyone can fall victim to something unwanted whether it be illness, crime or nature, but it’s the labels we impose on ourselves that will determine whether we remain victims or forge ahead as conquerors, strengthened by adversity and accepting of what life puts before us. When the word victimhood is imposed on us it cultivates ideas of brokenness. It reminds us that we are incomplete and incapable. It denies the concept of strength and holds up false values attached to playing the role of victim. It reminds us again and again that we can’t operate and succeed … Continue reading The Truth About Victimhood

THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES

Inversion and selfishness are at the root of all lies. Lies are not just the inversion of truth, but the inversion and destruction of reason. A lying individual may take up the practice not just to get his way, but for reasons he views as being purely practical.  He may not be clever enough to get away with his fabrications for long, but there will always be more lies and excuses to justify them. A good liar not only lies to others, but to himself as well. The imagined practicality of telling lies offers the liar opportunity to proceed up … Continue reading THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES

The Truth About Gaslighting

Yesterday I met up with an old friend and was caught off guard when she casually mentioned the gaslighting behavior of someone from her past. I have frequently thought about how such psychotic behavior has become so common to the point that even kids know the definition of the term and that it’s even become a hallmark of the mainstream media. Unethical ‘journalists’ do it without a shred of compunction, ruining the lives of their perceived enemies and at the same time presenting false stories to their readers and viewers. How did sociopathic behavior become the new normal? And why … Continue reading The Truth About Gaslighting