Principles Rise Simultaneously – Uncovering the Mystery

August 1, 2018

Mythology Opens Door to Guiding Principles When I left the Bible Church I took some college classes on sociology and religion and I stumbled into mythology. In 1988 a PBS series featuring Joseph Campbell airs on TV and I became one of his fans almost instantly. The Series was called “The Power of Myth” there […]

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Wealthy Attacked Counter Productive to Healthy Society

July 27, 2018

Attacks on Wealthy The constant attacks on the wealthy are neither just nor logical and they are certainly not helpful. In a healthy society there will be wealthy people at one extreme and poor at the other. In the middle will be the majority ranging from “upper” middle class to “lower” middle class.  I would like […]

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Socialism defeats Golden Rule: Avoiding the Lie!

July 11, 2018

Excitement about Socialism There’s a lot of excitement among our younger generations about socialism. As a baby boomer it is hard for me to understand why. Besides the fact that Socialism has never worked in any significant way. Clearly, recent examples show that it literally destroys economic systems everywhere it’s tried. How does the Golden […]

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Mystery of the Axial Age: Finding Guiding Hand?

July 4, 2018

Axial Age? In my life I realized that there should be a way for us to have proof of a Supreme if there were one. There are too many things that take place in our experience that we not have some kind of evidence to rest our curiosity upon calming the spirits. This thought process […]

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Supporting Principles: Are You in Harmony

June 29, 2018

Connecting the Supporting Principles: Are you in Harmony? I’ve often been asked about why, or how, I felt that supporting principles were necessary when teaching the overriding Golden Rule. In my research I realized that modern people had trouble with the Golden Rule because it is so simple. A principle so simple, yet powerful, that […]

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Banish Fear and Optimize Your Performance

April 23, 2018

Banish Fear Banish fear a slogan used by quality control guru W. Edwards Deming. He understood that fear froze a workplace, that workers were reluctant to speak up, to share new ideas, or to coordinate well, let alone to improve the quality of their output. I have a nice Ranger School story that describes that condition […]

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Mollie’s Golden Rule Story: Caring Angel

February 14, 2018

Caring Angel: My Golden Rule story by Mollie Ellerkamp I am always searching for Golden Rule Stories.  Since I began this thought process, Golden Rule stories just seem to be happening right in front of me almost every day now. This one pertains to a caring angel I discovered at the Hospital caring for her […]

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Standards of Reasoning: A Way to Check Justice

August 17, 2017

Standards of Reasoning: Powering Justice I realized that I haven’t really covered a phrase I use frequently within my writing and speaking. The Standards of Reasoning grew out of my research for the Supporting Principle Justice. As I was putting the Supporting Principles together I went through forty or fifty virtues in my attempt to understand […]

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Get me some “edumacation!” Changing Mental Attitude

August 15, 2017

Changing Mental Attitude Many things in our lives are directly attributable to our mental attitude surrounding that life moment. The story I tell below is one of those moments. Our thinking and decision making create who we are. Yes, our physical attributes play a role, certainly, but the mental attitude we maintain in our lives play […]

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Golden Rule as God’s Mission Statement

August 2, 2017

What’s a Mission Statement? I frequently speak about the Golden Rule as God’s Mission Statement. Why? Well, primarily, humans function as a super-organism. We are ill prepared to function for any extended period of time on our own. Our survival depends on relationships. We have, as a species, been learning to succeed in ever larger […]

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