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Acceptance is not love!

   Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.” ~Albert Ellis  5,168 total views Originally posted 2013-05-02 07:39:44.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 20 Oct 22 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, bookshop |

Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!”  2,757 total views Originally posted 2018-12-12 12:00:50.

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“Bad People” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 30 Sep 22 in Emotions, Mindfulness, Rating, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Most people think here are a lot of bad people running around in the world . . .                  ~Sam Harris  1,894 total views Originally posted 2017-08-15 21:53:26.

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 15 Aug 22 in General Semantics, overgeneralization, People Rating, Rating |

On another thread, we have been discussing America being the greatest country in the world, that is so called “American Exceptionalism.”  2,428 total views Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 14 Jul 22 in Acceptance, ePrime, Guilt & Shame, judgment, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

The long and the short of it is, however, that REBT-CBT–as do some  other modern psychological approaches and schools of psychology–encourages people to distinguish between self and behavior, and to recognize  judgments or global ratings as irrational and unhelpful, and to instead practice Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA), Unconditional Other Acceptance (UOA) and Unconditional Life Acceptance (ULA)  […]

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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 14 Jul 22 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, judgment, People Rating, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, USA |

Jane asks a very important question: Why does REBT say you cannot define or rate the essence of a human being?  . . . Click to read her full question and my reply . . .  2,614 total views Originally posted 2013-12-15 23:16:48.

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What are you ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 27 Jun 22 in ePrime, General Semantics, Homework |

HOMEWORK (1) When you think of who and what you are, do you think your “nature” or “essence” is more like a fountain or a statue?      2,248 total views Originally posted 2017-05-18 19:27:52.

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