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What Is Domination Culture?

What Is Domination Culture?

Most of us were raised in what I like to call domination cultures. Domination cultures run on power and control, shame and blame, fear and righteousness. In these cultures, we’re conditioned to see the world through one primary (often unconscious) question.

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How I’m Staying Afloat in Tumultuous Times

How I’m Staying Afloat in Tumultuous Times

I spent this weekend immersing myself in the latest research on narcissism, psychopathy, grandiosity, magical thinking, and delusional disorders, and I’m feeling deeply disturbed. It’s hard for me not to just throw up my hands, announce that the world has gone mad, find a cabin deep in some remote forest, and busy myself with feeding squirrels and reading poetry… I find myself turning to principles of shared humanity, intellectual humility, kindness, and my deep dedication to learning and growth.

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