Tag Archives: guilt

And forgive us our maladjustments

I had a friend once who had learned to apologize for his lateness and to minimize his error at the same time.  I was fascinated.  I had no idea you could do that.  He would say, “Hi guys.  I’m so … Continue reading

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Deathbed Confessions

I want to think about “deathbed confessions” today. I am going to imagine for today’s purposes that they are fraudulent. The reasons for starting there will become clearer as we go. In order to use that frame of reference with … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela: An Educated Man

Most of what matters to me most about Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, I learned from watching—over and over—Morgan Freeman’s portrayal of Mandela in the movie Invictus.[1]  But in today’s New York Times coverage (here), I learned a little more about those … Continue reading

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There’s Always a Chance for Redemption

“There’s always a chance for redemption when it comes to the NFL.” So says Steven Gerwell in The Bleacher Report.  That’s his opening line in a piece that names Peyton Manning the Comeback Player of the Year in the NFL … Continue reading

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