ON MENTAL ILLNESS: "Negative" Judgmental Messages

By Jack Bragen
Friday April 12, 2013 - 03:12:00 PM

"Why can't you be more like your brother?" "Why don't you get off your rear-end and get a job?" These are the well-worn lines that have become a cliché of a judgmental parent. We are taught that we must earn our keep, or be considered an invalid person. -more-

ECLECTIC RANT; Commemorating the Liberation of Aushwitz-Birkenau

By Ralph E. Stone
Friday April 12, 2013 - 02:48:00 PM

The UN General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi death camp in Poland—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This annual day of commemoration to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. This year’s theme is Rescue during the Holocaust: The Courage to Care. -more-