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Posted by courage On August - 6 - 2009

Why blog?

The last year has been a journey of questioning long held beliefs, being shaken to the core with new paradigms of understanding.  A year of cognitive dissonance, where I could have opted for coping mechanisms such as justifications, rationalizations, or denial; all in attempts to ease the conflict and anxiety over the ever dissolving self-identity of Democrat.  Coping mechanisms by their very nature are hindering, serving a purpose in allowing us to function yet never honestly permitting us to resolve the hidden battle going on within our psyche.  Overcoming cognitive dissonance in a healthy and rational way centers on two fundamental points: One, being willing to honestly question; and Two, having the courage to see…