Today our guest will expose the myths that help “identity politics” perpetuate itself. Join us to hear what has really happened, discover why it is urgent to change course, and hear a strategy to do so. Though we should not fool ourselves into thinking that it will be easy to eliminate this insidious idea, we should not overthink it, either. This deadly concept relies on the creation of groups and then on giving people incentives to adhere to them. If we eliminate group making and the enticements, we can get rid of a pernicious problem designed to separate people rather than unify.
How do you maintain your sanity and preserve your strength when you have a narcissistic controller or abuser in your life? Someone who will be in your life for years to come? Join us today to learn how to get unstuck from believing his or her toxic lies and behaving out of such lies. Discover how to understand narcissism, narcissistic weaponry, and your specific narcissistic controller or abuser in particular and how to assemble your resources and prepare yourself for interacting with your narcissistic controller or abuser. We will take your questions on this painful topic.
Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy and Angeles T. Arredondo E Pluribus Unum fellow, spent close to 20 years as a journalist, 15 of them reporting from Europe, Asia and Latin America. He left journalism to join the administration of President George W. Bush, where he was speechwriter for Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox before moving on to the State Department’s European Bureau, where he wrote speeches and Op-Eds. Gonzalez, who joined Heritage as Vice President of Communications in March 2009, became a senior research fellow in June, 2014. In his new capacity he has written on Hong Kong, China and Latin America. Gonzalez holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Boston’s Emerson College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Fluent in Spanish and French, he reads Italian and Portuguese.
Laurel is a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the state of Florida. She provides counseling services for individuals, couples, and families. She combines Biblical Truth with the Truths in the fields of Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy to help heal individuals and their relationships