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The Wisdom of Oz: A Metaphor of Moral Courage and Self-Compassion
by Brenda Huskey In her famous words at the end of the 1939 film production of The Wizard of Oz , Dorothy Gale helps us to realize that wisdom is not granted by a wizard or teacher so much as it is realized by the individual by searching within: “…if

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  • Thu, Apr 4 2013 10:39 AM

    Brenda Huskey

    by Brenda Huskey In her famous words at the end of the 1939 film production of The Wizard of Oz , Dorothy Gale helps us to realize that wisdom is not granted by a wizard or teacher so much as it is realized by the individual by searching within: “…if
  • Wed, Apr 10 2013 10:19 AM

    Gordon Raynal

    Lovely article. Baum uses the classical triadic understanding of the self (mind- Scarecrow, heart- Tin Man, will- Cowardly Lion) in relationship to "the Quest" for purposes of telling a tale of maturation and redemption. Indeed, as the movie
  • Wed, Apr 10 2013 8:09 PM

    Anthony Liew

    We are avatars of God. If wisdom is to be found, it would be within.
  • Thu, Apr 11 2013 1:09 PM

    Shabnam Mousavi

    We've all heard that we cannot love others unless we love ourselves. The other side of this, naturally, goes as: we cannot feel the pain of others unless we've felt it (at some experiential level.) From personal experience of growing and coming