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Is this Normal Behaviour?

In early 1978, I met the woman who would later that year become my second wife, and her two-year old daughter. The details are unimportant, but the relationship that I split up is the point of this story. Background Sue … Continue reading

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A Course in Miracles Made Easy

Mastering the Journey from Fear to Love Most of us recognize the fact that we spend a lot of time every day worrying about the world and his uncle. The media sells its products based on the negative side of … Continue reading

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Try Not to Think of…

The Bay One of the most effective advertising campaigns occurred in the early 1980’s on British Columbia television. I’m not sure if it was a Canada-wide campaign because the actors in it were based in Vancouver. Meet the Actors Franz … Continue reading

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The Hidden Persuaders

Have you ever wondered how marketing companies come up with their advertising campaigns? As consumers, we are a mess of contradictions; Motivational Research sorted us out years ago. Meet Vance Packard The Hidden Persuaders   According to Wikipedia, Vance Packard … Continue reading

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My Satanic Struggle

In 1978, I wrote a screenplay based upon a poem I had written in the mid-70’s. The story was set in the future, but the roots were definitely in the past. Here is the epic poem in its entirety. You … Continue reading

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Games People Play

We’re not talking about Pac Man, we’re talking about P.A.C., man: Parent, Adult, Child; Transactional Analysis; I’m OK, You’re OK. (Is that OK?) Transactional Analysis Definitions Games People Play (cover)   According to Wikipedia:“Transactional analysis (abbreviated to TA), is a … Continue reading

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What is it that everyone does every night, week after week, year after year, but so few of us remember the next morning? What is it that creates a feeling of strangeness when we think about it? What is it … Continue reading

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