Psychotherapeutic Counseling for the Democratically Inclined

“Democracy is for the intelligent, because the leadership of State is placed in the hands of the People. It also works best if the People are not nuts.” JoeAm ___________ Going by the Rappler mood meter, a good many Filipinos seem to be in a rather Maude-like snit about the harsh treatment being given by … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics III

King Solomon’s Decision By Edgar Lores     The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis. – The Dalai Lama Part 3 – Revelations   The Informal Approach – Three Rules on Interactions In Part 2, we discussed the Hierarchy of Loyalties as a representation of the world and … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics II

By Edgar Lores Law is born from despair of human nature. – Jose Ortega y Gasset   Part 2 – The New Paradigm The Model as a Representation of the Real World In Part 1, we described the beginnings of the Hierarchy of Loyalty, its composition and some of its characteristics. The observation made in … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics

Guest Article by Edgar Lores “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Plato Part I – The Making of a Model Genesis On a midmorning at the turn of the century, I sat down to examine my life using that indispensable tool of quantitative and qualitative analysis known as Microsoft Excel.   I must have been … Continue reading