Jerry Wagner

Unless we are blessed with a direct apprehension of reality, we look at the world through rose-colored, blue-colored, yellow-colored – a whole spectrum of tinted glasses.  The world comes into us filtered through our lenses or schemas or paradigms (our worldviews.)

Schemas are core beliefs and ideas about ourselves, other people, and the world.  They are developed during childhood and then serve as templates for processing all later experiences.  To the extent t...

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