Saturday, September 18, 2021
Mind Philosophy

Philosophy

Browse the Karmic Ecology PHILOSOPHY section for articles on how to understand philosophy and how it relates to karma. Stop procrastinating and read philosophy articles now.

Book Pages

The wisdom of words

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Much of our communication with each other is through body language, but words are just as important, as through them we give form to our thoughts.
Angel Demon

Forgiveness, ego and soul

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What does our soul need to do in its lifetime, and what part does our ego play? Which way do we turn when forgiveness becomes a lesson?
Grass Sky

Desiring greener pastures

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Is the grass always greener on the other side? Look at how our mind can often trick us into seeing flawless perfection everywhere but in our own lives.
Maintaining Balance

The importance of balance

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the importance of Balance and the confidence in maintaining one's balance is a delicate yet not impossible task. Without balance we suffer and so do others.
Dr Martin Luther King

The demise of reason

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To every action, there is a reaction. This fundamental law of physics is explored by Dian Brown in relation to reason and common sense.
Imperfection

Can perfection ruin life?

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Within us all is a dream of a being and a love that is everything we desire. Is fair to compare anyone to this sense of perfection we hold?

How to play the game of life

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External influences have distracted us from our true purpose of being. Belief systems become set in place conditioning us into accepting far less than we are capable of being.
Mirror Mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall

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A look at the mirror-like effect cast by our thoughts. Are there benefits of making the connection between what we think and what we ultimately experience?
Truth Lie

Lies: variations of truth

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Do we really need to know everything those we have relationships with think, experience or feel? Is it true that what we do not know will not hurt us?
Tiny Tree

Seed today, tree tomorrow

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Our dreams are like planted seeds - awaiting sunshine and water to reach its full potential. But what if we don't give our dreams a chance to take root?
Everyone Has A Story

So the story goes

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A look at the way our life stories unfold and the influence our thoughts play in shaping the content. So what makes for a balanced life story?
Soundwave

Tune out to tune In

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How many of us are willing to place aside technology for one day and simply, be? Annette discovers the necessity of tuning out in order to tune in to life.
Moderating Thought

Everything in moderation

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A thought piece on the role expectation plays in our lives. Annette Ong discusses the pros and cons of holding great expectations.
Woman Crying

Where is love In pain?

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How can we believe love is real when we are surrounded by trouble plaguing both our lands and lives? Where is the love in pain?
Declining Chart

We can learn from the GFC

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Unless finance is our field most of us are unaware of how money, the stock market and loans really work. Now the crisis is hitting. So what can we learn?
Editor

To edit, or not to edit

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We all have to seek our bliss, our purpose and our balance in life, and in this, no one activity could ever prove itself to be better than another.
Too Busy

I’m too busy to have a life – pt 6

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Go for a walk and listen to what's around you, look at the colours of the birds flying past and really look at the types of flowers and trees there are.
Self Sufficient

The end of accountability

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Could the exploded lack of accountability in our society be a karmic situation? Are we witnessing the consequences of the actions of the previous generation?
Sands of Time

The sands of time

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Exploring the passage of time, Annette Ong looks at how preoccupation with the past and the future can prevent us from experiencing the joy of the present.
Christmas Wrapping

Coping with Christmas

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Do you remember what Christmas is really about and how you were only filled with wonder? Here are some sage words for getting through this Festive Season.
Fulfilment Key

Realising what we have

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Why do we let our relationships fall apart? How do we lose love and dwell on negatives? Re-evaluating the importance of our lives will show us what is real.
Great Idea

What men need to know

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Dian Brown now shares one woman's tale of such grand enlightenment with you so that you also may live in truth. This is for you men...
Birthday Toast

A Birthday Toast

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Look at how thoughts about our age influences our choices & ways we learn to appreciate our age and the enriching quality it brings to our lives.
Simplicity

Keeping your life simple

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Personal responsibility is painful to accept, yet by doing so it plays a pivotal part in alleviating the pain. Keeping your life simple makes it easier.
Breakthrough

Get excited about failing

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Find out how to fail successfully and still have a genuine smile. Claudine Maturana shows why failure is something to be celebrated.
Karma Heart

Is your life just karmic?

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We empower ourselves and our lives once we understand where the control of it is, says Dian Brown. She considers the role fate and karma play in our lives.

The better part of valour

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I receive no satisfaction from the excessive hype of conspicuous consumerism, profit-margins or portfolios in Bull Markets, but please read on, asks Pete Madstone.
2012

2012 Is The End?

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Hollywood has long been fascinated by the demise of the Earth and science fiction quickly adds its perspective also. People are asking if 2012 is the end.
Soul Mates Healing

Soul mates and healing

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Love has a great power to heal us, so soul mates and healing go hand in hand. Loving someone and being loved in return makes for a happier, healthier life.
Inspirational Stones

Believe and you will see

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If I can visualise success then surely it must be possible? The method of visualisation is used as a motivating tool by many.
Hypnosis Word Cloud

Secrets of hypnosis

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Find out the history of thoughts still around today about the hypnotic world and its value in society. Claudine Maturana exposes the secrets of Hypnosis.
Arms Unified

A Unified Perception

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In order to change your environment, look not outside yourself, for your environment is that reflection of what is within you. Go within, and change your perception.
Stage Hypnotist

Stage Hypnosis – real or imaginary?

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Ever wondered what is really going on when you witness a show? Here's some of the behind the scene techniques used in Stage Hypnosis.
Ego Warning

The ego abuses power

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Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power - expression of power while considering what the lesson behind holding power is.
More Key

Is there more to life?

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What is it we want from ourselves? Is what we do all there is to life? Dian Brown questions this feeling that creates our need to search for meaning.
DNA in Hand

How do we become powerful?

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The question came to me – What is power? Is power the ability to influence people, situations and actions to benefit oneself or one’s beliefs?
Yellow Ball Smiling

The real difference

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Claudine Maturana explains the importance of the difference in our actions and its consistency that we need to create. That's the difference...
Woman Crying

Living with judgement

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You determine, based upon your personal beliefs and values, what is good, bad, wanted, ridiculous, feared and worthless etc. Take care when you judge something.
Mask

The masks we wear

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We should take off our masks and stop playing roles that we not only feel uncomfortable with, but are a lie - to reveal our true identities.
David Bowie

From Keter to Malkhut

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Understand the journey you have taken and continue to take as you are born beautifully again and again. Another thought-provoking article by Pete Madstone.
Inner Landscapes

The Inner Marriage

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Benig Mauger writes how the Inner Marriage represents the ultimate in inner balance, with three fundamental truths of the human relationship.
Blame

What Is Blame Good For?

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Discover the depths that house the blame in your life. Pete Madstone examines blame and the role it plays in people's lives. Have we all been spoiled children?
Green Footprint

Leaving your mark

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We are encouraged to adjust our habits to reduce our carbon footprint; to make a positive contribution to the world rather than deplete it.
Dreams Reality

Turning dreams into reality

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Motivational tools are used to make manifest our dreams. However, there are people who feel disappointed when they unable to achieve anything.
Crystal Chess

Win the game of choice

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A look at the influences surrounding the decisions we make. Explore game playing and how the use of instinct, skill and strategy affect our experience.
Start Button

Time starts now

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You have a divine right to be happy, and if something isn't working in your life you are allowed to change it. So go ahead, change the way you see yourself.
Trancending Ego

Transcending the ego

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Jay Aay suggests that enlightenment is merely the emergence of the truth when the obstructions to the realisation of that truth have been removed.
Sunset Stones

Karmic path to balance

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Change your path or re-define your habits. Confronting that which challenges us leads us to finding our Karmic path to balance.
Practice Mindfulness

Our conscious and unconscious

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What makes us tick? Explore the fascinating distinction of the Conscious and Unconscious Mind. Dive into mind mechanics; our awareness and unawareness
Film

Movie magic and the mind

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Annette Ong compares film with the mental movies we are constantly directing in our mind and how belief plays a major part in the final cut.
Calendar

A personal timetable

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When Dian Brown was teaching time management skills to secondary students, she would have them draw a weekly time-table.
Responsibility

Responsible for your own thoughts

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This might not be a comfortable proposition, but a necessity to experience the brilliance you are, and the brilliance making the universe what it is.
Amusement Park

The ride of your life

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Our thoughts act as our personal informant on many levels, including physical and spiritual. Let's look at the rollercoaster of emotions they trigger.
Yin Yang

The Concept of Karma

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The ideas surrounding Karma are fraught with myths and misconceptions. Explore the concept of karma and its framework within our lives
Tree in Hand

Beauty is all around

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How often do our thoughts ensure we ignore the beauty around us? Annette Ong looks at the influence our thoughts have on what we appreciate.
Mouths Kissing

Is there someone for everyone?

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Join two members of Generation X as they look for love in a modern world. Dian Brown creates a place where love struggles to conquer all.
All talk

All talk and no action

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There are people who are exceedingly vocal about their talent and success; they engage in bragging, boasting and flaunting like its sport.
Brain Xray

Thoughts to nourish your mind

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How do our thoughts nourish the mind? Annette Ong looks at the idea of a thought diet and the benefits of examining the quality of our thoughts.
Rainbow Path

Define your own path

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As you define you own path in life, you are defining yourself. Lara Havlik invites us to look at where our beliefs are leading us - in whatever direction.
Liar Nose

Being true to ourselves

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The truth is complex. We must begin with ourselves, for everything out side of us is a reflection of what we believe and understand to be the truth.
Coloured Pencils

How to harness creativity

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A look at the influence creativity has on different aspects of our lives. Annette Ong explores the overall benefits of creative expression.
The Thinker

The power of introspection

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It's not always full steam ahead. Being silent and still are often the misplaced vital ingredients, or the key parts, of success.
Narcissus

Narcissism and fate

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Come on a journey of self awareness - where power meets power and ego hungers to be fed. Beware of the contradiction beyond your reflection.
Optical Deception

Perspective On Deception

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Can deception actually play a constructive role in our lives? Do all things exist to reveal truth, or should deception be denied?
John Demartini

Interview with John Demartini

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Dr John Demartini recently spoke about fulfillment, and whether it can be restored to our lives if we would only remember to ask the right questions
Solutions: Next Exit

The power of change

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Change is the one constant in life. It is imperative to growth; like the metamorphosis from caterpillar into butterfly. Let's look at the power of change.
Inner Landscapes

Landscapes of love

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There are always inner forces at work in our relationships, and it is our inner (psychological) landscapes that determine in many cases how we relate and with whom.
Seesaw

Seeking balance

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Balance is a complicated and conflicting concept, yet it is something we all seek. Lara Havlik encourages us to seek our path and forge our way forward.
Face What You Fear

Start believing in you

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Our sense of self is a fragile thing. The one constant message we give ourselves is that we are not good enough. The power to change this lies with us.
Stop the Clock

Stopping the clock

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How does life become so consuming that we lose our identity and determine that our personal needs just don't matter? Dian Brown asks the question.
Repeating Pattern

Repeating pattern of routine

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What happens when we are stuck living identical days, our lives consisting of nothing but routine? Annette Ong looks at how the sameness of every day may lead to uninspired living.
Childlike

That childlike fragment

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Gain deeper understanding into our behaviours and actions as we become more introspective - who we are and how it forms who we've become today.
Slimy Snail

Slow and steady

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Why the hurry? Rushing from A to B is a by-product of life in the twenty-first century. Why the sense of urgency, and is a help or a hindrance?
Successful Glow

The afterglow of success

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Goals keep us focused and motivated; they offer us purpose with the promise of success. But what happens when we reach our goals, where do we go from there?
Society

Cultural creatives

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Jay Aay discusses how prevailing culture inevitably disintegrates for the new. We are poised for a cultural upheaval and Cultural Creatives are leading it.
Magus

Dreams Of The Magus

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The Earth is our playing-field, writes Pete Madstone, but as wondrous and responsive as it is, we have forgotten how to play with life. We have forgotten the rules.
Positive Negative Words

The power of negatives

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Introducing the importance of both positive and negative thoughts and the direct relationship of how our thoughts determine our life outcomes.
Too Busy

I’m too busy to have a life – pt 5

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Dian Brown suggests that we work at being flexible throughout the day, being aware of your commitments, and ensure we make time for ourselves.
Surrender

Strength in surrender

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Commonly, we view surrender as a form of quitting. However there is a richer quality present that can enhance our lives if we are open to it.
Time For Change

It’s time for change

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It's time for a change. Melody R Green says it has been hard not to notice this slogan from the US Presidential campaign as we have been living with it for nearly two years!
Gold Rainbow

Reaching the pot of gold

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How do we adopt a positive way of thinking in order to reach our goals? We can claim our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, by cultivating positivity.
Hypnotic Suggestion

A hypnosis session

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A Hypnosis session generally is a one hour session and commences usually ascertaining how much the client 'knows' about Hypnosis.
Male Figures Meditating

Balance the inner and outer you

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We realised we were more than the things we did and the roles we had. We understood that, no matter what we do, life will go by.
Purpose

A prepositional world

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Pete Madstone encourages us to take a journey into the depths of our soul, our dreams, our imagination and our reality. We live in a prepositional world.
Thought Sifting

Sifting through our thoughts

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Why do we let others inform us what to think? After sifting through our thoughts we have we would see that a vast majority are recycled - and not our own.
Opportunity Sign

Missed opportunities in life

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A look at the nature of chance and missed opportunity. Preparing ourselves for the best and leaving behind the baggage weighing us down.
Human Roots

Solid foundations for life

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Most of us are so consumed with the demands of modern life that we often take our loved ones for granted, and can then fail in building strong relationships
Mayan Calendar

The Mayan Factor

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The Mayan calendar's crucial message is that there is a deadline for the creation of the golden age at the end of time and/or the end of the world as we know it.
Door Choice

Doors we open and close

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All of life is a cycle where everything has a natural ending and a new beginning and one becomes the other. Time to open the next door.
Penny For Your Thoughts

A penny for your thoughts

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A look at habitual thought patterns and how influential they can be. Developing awareness of thought patterns, is the first step to changing them.
Writer

Why writers write, and readers read

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Melody R Green sets the scene for her weekly blog on philosophy. This week's focus is firmly on the I. More importantly - the 'Who Am I'.
Energy Flows

How we choose happiness

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It seems as though many of us have missed out on the number one ingredient we consider important in creating a fulfilling life - happiness.
Start Button

Paying attention to intention

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A close up of the importance our intentions play in our lives. Let's look at the awareness needed to create intentions that will lead to desired outcomes.
Negative Word Picture

Do you live life small?

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Who said it is best to live life small? Melody R Green says we need to think of living our life to its fullest and richest capacity in every moment.
Road of Choice

Choice: the human experience

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Every situation happening to us involves choice, but choice does not always lie with the event 'happening' to us but in how we actually react to the event.
Sun Through Tree

Has Anyone Seen The Light?

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It is a beautiful day, although I am feeling a bit out of sorts, fatigued maybe. A cool Spanish wind is blowing in from the south...
Duality

Living in a world of duality

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Every situation that occurs to us involves choice.That the choice does not always lie with the event happening to us but how we actually react to the event.
Sydney Fireworks

Transcending resolutions

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Try a different approach. Stop the resolutions that dwindle to a pin-point by the end of the year. Here's a fresher perspective on the New Year.
Interview

Anthony Solerno Interview

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Teresa Ralton writes that the focus on the acceptance and balancing of opposites underpins the teaching of Anthony Solerno.
Gavel

Think before you judge

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Annette Ong explores how our conversations with friends can lead us to judging others. Why do we feel the urge to judge one another?