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Should we love ourselves?
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Should we love ourselves?

Do people really love themselves? Some writers think that people do not love themselves, saying that true self-love, in the sense of self-acceptance, is learned, often very painfully so. I agree.   Nigel Pocock   Part of the difficulty is that people confuse self-esteem and self-love. I concur, with Scott […]

What do we mean by ‘success’?
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What do we mean by ‘success’?

What do we mean by ‘success’? Do ethnic minorities have a problem achieving this, compared with the population as a whole? Are there things that block the way to ‘success’ in a secular culture, and how can this be achieved?   Nigel Pocock   While the notion of ‘ethnic minorities’ […]