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At this point in the series, many people might respond, “Ok, that’s all well and good—but how does this effect me? I’m not going to therapy, and so I don’t need to grapple with Rogerian ideas.” This isn’t true. We… [click to read more]

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It would actually be unfair to say that Rogerian therapy has a “goal,” except to help individuals live fully functional lives. What a fully-functioning lifestyle looks like is not prescribed by the therapist; that is chosen by the individual. To… [click to read more]

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In this series, I would like to discuss the contributions of Carl Rogers to our modern-day worldview. As far as therapists are concerned, Carl Rogers is second only to Freud in terms of fame and influence. What does this mean? It… [click to read more]

I have a thought to share related to government and legal philosophy. First, though, there is a caveat. I’m not a political science major, and I know there are a lot of complexities that I haven’t fully learned about. There… [click to read more]

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We read in the scriptures, “Men are that they might have joy.” What does this mean? Does this mean that if we experience sorrow, we aren’t living up to our full potential? I don’t think so. I think that it… [click to read more]

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If Christ doesn’t offer to take away our negative experiences or our suffering, what does He offer? I love the comments of Carlfred Broderick, who said, “The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event… [click to read more]

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I would like to address the subjects of sorrow, misery, joy, happiness, peace, and love, and present a fresh perspective on how each of these terms relate to each other. I think it may be possible that we often misunderstand… [click to read more]

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I believe that, usually without realizing it, we sometimes adopt the philosophy of hedonism, which is the ethical theory that pleasure (in the sense of the satisfaction of individual desires) is the highest good and proper aim of human life. There… [click to read more]

For thousands of years, it had been prophesied amongst the Israelites that God Himself would one day personally visit the earth and walk among men. ((1 Nephi 10:5)) Around two thousand years ago, in fulfillment of these prophecies, a man… [click to read more]

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At this point in the series, many people might respond, “Ok, that’s all well and good—but how does this effect me? I’m not going to therapy, and so I don’t need to grapple with Rogerian ideas.” This isn’t true. We… [click to read more]

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It would actually be unfair to say that Rogerian therapy has a “goal,” except to help individuals live fully functional lives. What a fully-functioning lifestyle looks like is not prescribed by the therapist; that is chosen by the individual. To… [click to read more]

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In this series, I would like to discuss the contributions of Carl Rogers to our modern-day worldview. As far as therapists are concerned, Carl Rogers is second only to Freud in terms of fame and influence. What does this mean? It… [click to read more]

Explore

We read in the scriptures, “Men are that they might have joy.” What does this mean? Does this mean that if we experience sorrow, we aren’t living up to our full potential? I don’t think so. I think that it… [click to read more]

Explore

If Christ doesn’t offer to take away our negative experiences or our suffering, what does He offer? I love the comments of Carlfred Broderick, who said, “The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event… [click to read more]

Explore

I would like to address the subjects of sorrow, misery, joy, happiness, peace, and love, and present a fresh perspective on how each of these terms relate to each other. I think it may be possible that we often misunderstand… [click to read more]

Explore

I believe that, usually without realizing it, we sometimes adopt the philosophy of hedonism, which is the ethical theory that pleasure (in the sense of the satisfaction of individual desires) is the highest good and proper aim of human life. There… [click to read more]

For thousands of years, it had been prophesied amongst the Israelites that God Himself would one day personally visit the earth and walk among men. ((1 Nephi 10:5)) Around two thousand years ago, in fulfillment of these prophecies, a man… [click to read more]