Tag: entitlement

The Price of the Moral High Ground

I enjoy antiques.  One of the characteristics that I enjoy about antiques is that when you look at them, they smile back knowingly saying “you are here today, and you’ll be gone tomorrow, and I will be with my next owner.” Many people like to express their identification with and attachment to the physical world […]

Talking in Thumbs

After all the articles about the overindulgence of children by parents and the resulting sense of entitlement one may ask whether or not this persists into adulthood or has any long term consequences. What would you think of making an initial contact with a future employer by sending a “please call me” instant message, or […]

Selfish difficult teachers

Many people hold the ideal of being able to love unconditionally something for which they would choose to strive. They do not however know how to achieve this lofty state in their actual relationships, especially with other adults like parents or siblings. In the real world you often feel exploited or used when you realise […]

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