July 20, 2015
by Mary Horn, Psy.D.
The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is Freedom of Speech. But when does that freedom collide with a person’s right to privacy in our country? As a country, we protect freedom of expression. But our forward moving, electronic society means that each person has a digital footprint. Take for example the silly things one does in high school being posted and coming up in a Google search twenty years later affecting ones job or life in a significant way. Should we have the right to remove information that we do not like or think is no longer relevant? Who decides if it is relevant? These are some of the questions currently being asked because of a recent petition filed in the United States by an advocacy group. [More]
November 16, 2013
by Christie Hunter
Humiliation is the ultimate loss of control. When someone is humiliated they are – whether intentionally or not – put into a position of inferiority, their self worth is diminished and they are devalued as a human being. [More]