Tag: idealists

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Honesty on Racism, Sexism, Classism, & Prejudice: Transcending “PC Shoulds”

This post may make some people uncomfortable, but that's okay. Racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, and other "isms" continue to be ...
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Dave Stars in a New ABC Sitcom – Will You Be on TV, Too?

Although I don't watch a great deal of television, I viewed the first few episodes of ABC's new animated sitcom ...
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Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture, & Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

One Sunday morning I was sitting in the pews of Pittsburgh's First Unitarian Church, where I was scheduled to facilitate ...
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Living Life Forward: The Being-Doing-Having Model

I previously shared this important concept from Naked Idealism as part of a discussion on wealth, where it generated a few interesting ...
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Avoiding “Holier than Thou” Part II: Conflict Among Idealists

This is an excerpt from Naked Idealism, from the chapter entitled “Relating to Others Despite Differences.” I originally intended to post ...
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Avoiding the “Holier than Thou” Idealist Label: Part I

This is an excerpt from Naked Idealism, from the chapter entitled "Relating to Others Despite Differences." If we have not ...
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Are You One of These Nine Idealist Types?

For some, the term naked idealism is associated with thinking that is pie in the sky, without sufficient grounding in reality. The ...