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Please don’t kick the sheepdog

If you know, love – or are – a “sheepdog”, you will appreciate the following perspective, especially in light of recent events in Boston.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I’ve heard this idea attributed to various sources and I’ve seen it adapted several different ways, depending on the audience. But I particularly like this version my brother shared with me some years ago, taken from a book by Lt. Col. (Retired) Dave Grossman, Ranger, Ph.D., Author of On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill. Continue reading Please don’t kick the sheepdog