““Experts in ancient Greek culture say that people back then didn’t see their thoughts as belonging to them. When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a god or goddess giving an order. Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love.
Now people hear a commercial for sour cream potato chips and rush out to buy, but now they call this free will.
At least the ancient Greeks were being honest.””
“[Indeed, pop culture expert Robert Thompson, head of Syracuse University's Center for the Study of Popular Television, calls it not just one of the best TV shows in history but] among the best comic American art of any medium, ... Peanuts.”
“[So go ahead, say the experts, acknowledge that anger and let other people know what you're feeling. When women are conscious of this strong sensation, says Cox, they have a better chance of using it in a constructive way. Anger is just a bodily reaction, a signal that a wrong has taken place, something needs correcting or the demands on a woman exceed her ability to handle them.] We don't have choices about when we feel it, ... But we do have choices about what we do with it.”
“We're essentially seeing people forced into refugee status. The experts say the major thing in preventing recidivism is to allow offenders to rebuild their lives, put down roots. But because of feel-good, poorly-thought-out, knee-jerk reactions by politicians, the effect is to increase recidivism.”