The Conciliators guild we are better than them

We Are Better Than Them

We usually reserve the word “cult” for groups that commit mass suicide by drinking poison-laced purple cool-aid. There is a view however that cult phenomena are much more pervasive in our …

The Conciliators guild human needs and the lure of extremism

Human Needs and the Lure of Extremism

For years, academics in the social sciences looked to socio-economics in their attempt to find an explanation for the powerful appeal of political and religious extremist groups in the Middle …

The Conciliators guild the Middle East Problem

The Middle East: The Problem

For years, efforts to resolve the Israel-Palestine problem, as well as other issues in the Middle East, have floundered outright or only managed to scratch the surface of issues whose …