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What’s your ACE Score?

by Tyrone Dixon Copyright © May 2018 All rights reserved. A few years back I was at a conference with a colleague and the theme of the weekend was something called “The ACE Study”. The acronym ACE is short for Adverse Childhood Experiences, and the first study was done in the 90s by Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda. These two gentlemen designed a questionnaire consisting of 10 categories of adverse childhood experiences, which included exposure to physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional neglect, mother treated violently in the home, substance abuse, and many other measures of household dysfunction. Their idea was ...
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False Lies

A MOMENT OF REFLECTION by Lilia M. Fiallo With so many international protests, I listened on the radio about the songs: The four babys and happy the four, I had a storm in my head and I was furious. Last night, I decided to review my assessment and analyze what is inside that clear degradation, and I could see the true truth that those words contain: in a society of double moral, that ignore and surreptitiously, turn four face to the other side, as if to say cynicism, what a scandal, when reality is in front. Crouched the extravagances without ...
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Perception Born of Language:

Perception Born of Language: How our mother tongue shapes our world view by Maximilian Eyle Why do you see the world as you do? Our age, gender, financial status, education level, nationality, and many other factors shape how we view society and our place within it. Some of these factors we have control over, others we do not. But there is part of our identity that shapes everything else. Without it, we would not truly be human. I am speaking about language – the framework through which we understand the world and ourselves. Much like our nationality or gender, we ...
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