Dying Daily #347: Entitlement

Entitlement

Entitlement and Reality Living in West Texas (or Texas at all) you hear this word a lot, almost always directed at the poor and disenfranchised. The nicer people will just say that other people are not entitled to cell phones and new cars. The more hardline will say they aren’t entitled to healthcare. The true believers will say no one …

Dying Daily #343: Ghosts

Ghosts

Ghosts Can’t Hurt Us This is not a post debating the reality of ghosts. Ghosts are the perfect example of being afraid of being afraid. I don’t know why they are scary, but they freak us out. Unless we are talking about a poltergeist or something, ghosts can’t really do anything to us except make noises and rattle chains and …

Dying Daily #340: Responsibility

The Importance of Accepting Responsibility One of the first things I notice about people when they show up at my office is how much responsibility they are willing to accept. Much like the locus of control, where we place responsibility is everything. It tells us a little more than our locus of control though. It often helps us see how …