Category Archives: Public blog

Lessons from the Trickster Archetype, Part 5:  Trump the Trickster?

Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Five Colliding Worldviews and How to Navigate Them. I would like to share with you some ideas that I … Continue reading

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The Indigenous Worldview, Part 2

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the next several posts in this blog … Continue reading

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The Modern Worldview, Part 12

One of the most destructive things that’s happening in modern society is that we are losing our sense of the bonds that bind people together – which can lead to nightmares of social collapse. … Alexander McCall Smith Why can’t … Continue reading

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Why are We Divided?  The Purpose of This Blog Series (Part 3)

The 2016 presidential election was a turning point for me. I woke up the fact that I was living in a “bubble,” like many other liberal voters. We were stunned when there was a backlash among half of the voters … Continue reading

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A Clear Choice in the American Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

This has certainly been an unusual election season! I am sure almost all Americans would agree. It has brought out every faction, interest group, and ideological stance in America. There have been the free traders, neoliberals, socialists, nationalists and globalists, … Continue reading

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The Brexit Vote in a Historical Context: Part II 1945-1970s

A second part discussion of the historical context of Brexit. The recent Brexit vote has certainly created lots of uneasiness among not only people in the United Kingdom but around the world. The event is complex and the repercussions are … Continue reading

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Rigoberta Menchu: The Beginning of an Indigenous Activist, Part I (Part II coming June 21st)

Excerpted from Dr. Ames’ recently released book Human Rights: Towards a Global Values System. “We Indians never do anything which goes against the laws of our ancestors.” –Rigoberta Menchu  Rigoberta Menchu’s harrowing story spans her childhood growing up poor in … Continue reading

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