Monthly Archives: November 2010

Autonomy and Community: Toward the Greater Good

In one of my courses this week, we discussed a concept in cognitive psychology called autonomy. Autonomy is the belief that individuals, as independent and separate from others, are responsible for their own thoughts and behavior. A person is able … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Judgments, and Turbulent Times

The sun was warm.  The sky was blue. There was crispness to the air. It was a perfect autumn day.  Laura and I drove to the county park for a walk around the lake.  Now living in D.C., I thought … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: Louis Kavar, Jr.

It was November 4, 2002. On that day, my father, Louis Kavar, Jr., passed from this life to …. well, I’m not sure I know how to describe what I believe comes after this life. I do believe that death … Continue reading

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