Interact with Dolphins in Hawaii

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If however, you would like to guarantee up-close dolphin interaction it is possible to pay for the privilege at three places in Hawaii.

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Pros:

Children 5 years and up can participate.

Cons:

No actual’swimming’ with dolphins. The Dolphin Quest Program on the Big Island is situated at the Hilton Waikoloa Village hotel. You don’t need to be a guest in the hotel to take part in or watch the dolphin programs. The program includes dolphin trivia and facts, close up evaluation the program’s captive dolphin’s body parts like tail and teeth, getting to feed the dolphins, being in the water with the dolphins, and watching them underwater with the mask. Each individual also gets a few photo opportunities touching or holding a dolphin in various poses.

2. Dolphin Quest on Oahu

Pros:

Extensive program for children 5 to 12.

Cons:

No real’swimming’ with dolphins. The Oahu program is located at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Although the Oahu and Big Island programs are similar in theme, there are differences. The Oahu program includes lots of the very same aspects as the Big Island program but here kids also have a chance to interact with reef fish and sea turtles. Oahu also provides a program that’s half as long and a little less expensive.

3. Sea Life Park on Oahu

Pros:

If your dolphin is willing, you get to hold onto his/her dorsal fin for a swim.

Cons:

Out of a 45 minute program, only 15 of it’s in the water. Just for ages 13 and up. This program also includes the purchase price of admission to Sea Life Park. It features a whole lot of in-depth dolphin facts and some close up dolphin interaction, plus 15 minutes from the water with the dolphins. Pictures are also available.

Should You Break Promises?

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In politics people don’t always keep their Pest Control. In the 2010 election to the House of Commons, all the Liberal Democrat Party candidates took a pledge to oppose any increase in university tuition fees and to campaign for their abolition. However, after forming a coalition government with the Conservatives, 21 of 57 Liberal Democrat MPs voted to increase the fees.

Former U.S. President Barack Obama pledged repeatedly during the 2008 election to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, but the prison remained open throughout the entirety of his Presidency. I suspect most of us recognize that election promises have to be afterwards shaped by expediency and compromise.

But what about the critical promises we make in our lives? Those made to people we know about all kinds of matters. Is it okay to break our own promises?

Contractual promises
The law doesn’t always enforce promises. There’s no simple way of you demonstrating in law that you have been gazumped when I signed nothing.

However, typically a person, who’s in breach of contract, is liable to compensate another party. The fear of having to pay out a lot money may make one keep one’s agreement.

But non-legal promises may also be difficult to escape from. Who wants to be seen as unreliable for not keeping their word? A reputation as an honest person is easily lost and hard to regain. The world is quick to judge.

Pragmatic considerations
The question about breaking or keeping one’s guarantees usually relates to non-contracted promises. What is the significance for others and yourself and the circumstances in which one believes breaking them?

In his book How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time, Iain King indicates that promises should be kept’unless they are worth less to others than a new choice is to you.’ He reckons this requires a relevant, unforeseen and reasonably unforeseeable change in the circumstance. A change that’s judged to be more important than the guarantee itself. Rash promises made in a state of excitement or on in the impulse of the moment are an obvious case in point. On the other hand, some of us are experts in self-justification to suit our desires. Deciding the rights and wrongs about changing one’s mind is probably often quite complex. What higher principles might help our decision making?

Implicit promises
We do not believe our social duties as promises since they’re not ordinarily spelt out. For instance, most people probably feel that a strong debt to our parents and duty to our children. Many feel a responsibility to support their preferred charitable body.

We may change in our sense of patriotic ties into our nation. However, people normally have some degree of commitment towards people they work, live and play with.

In his book The Spirit of the World, philosopher Roger Scruton has pointed out that several of the relations which are most important to us involve a kind of unconditional giving to another person. In other words, we behave as if we’ve made a promise to do good for people we know. And to do this not based on what we can necessarily get out of it. This implicit guarantee varies in strength based on how close we are to the person. We’ll want to think twice before breaking it. It helps protect society against the forces of selfish desire.

Oaths and vows as promises
Courts of justice expect special honesty from individuals giving testimony. Traditionally, what is sacred is linked to the idea of God. For many people today, what’s sacred might be the principle or believer of say the life force in nature, virtue, compassion, truth, or beauty. In providing an oath, we call upon some thing sacred to bear witness to what we are saying to demonstrate our sincerity.

Compared to an oath, when making a vow we’re making our guarantee to and thus directly addressing some entity that we venerate. So, there is now a heightened commitment and danger of betrayal if we do not keep our promise.

“All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the most important prayer was,’Get me home alive, God, and I will seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the party, and forgot about the countless promises I’d made to God.”

Folks make what they consider as other sacred vows e.g. to uphold justice, defend their nation, and a few make vows of poverty, chastity or abstinence from alcohol. Breaking solemnly made promises of this sort might have enormous consequences for one’s sense of honor and well-being.

Marriage vows
In our secular times in Britain, 50% of marriages fail. Prospective partners are wary of entering into a commitment for life which could end up this way. And so, marriage vows have been beginning to fall out of fashion. Instead prenuptual agreements are starting to emerge. You may re-negotiate such a contract. One might wonder if a society no longer insists on the vows of marriage, does this offer less security to the children of these relationships?

Conclusion about promises
The rights and wrongs of breaking a promise seems to me to hang on our motivation. Would breaking a promise to somebody make good sense in the longer term, be in keeping with personal integrity or fulfill a higher need? Or would it merely meet the requirements of the moment, ruin a trusting relationship, or be self-serving?

Group Therapy

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I frequently have the need to optimise my strategy for people and groups from the pastoral counselling setting. These are a few of my ideas for delivering a program for healing. It’s a specific program, but I think I’d stick with these general ground rules:

Read the following as if you’re taking part in the program:

It’ll be a trek to our hearts that are deeper as we know about ourselves and each other in gaining greater awareness and understanding about the challenges we face.

These are simply a few of the factors to be aware of and to abide by as we do this work together.

I’m asking your confidence of me and of every other. Perhaps some of you do not trust so well, and assume you have valid reasons for holding back your confidence. But by you expecting principally in me as your guide, and by trusting on your peers , you will get the ability to be truthful about what takes guts to do. You’re also a part of other people’s journeys that are here. As soon as we have trust in this group, the Spirit of God will flow and a few recovery will happen for us all. Needless to say, it goes likely without saying, but I will say it anyway, what’s stated in this group should stay here. Is that known and okay? Thank you.
Now to do number 1, you will need to be secure . I not only know and respect that, but I want to let you know, I’m responsible for that. The intention of this program is to help to bring you further on your journey of recovery. If you are unsafe at any stage, or feel too vulnerable, please take courage to hold back and let me know when it’s proper for you to do this – either in the process or in a break. What I’m referring to here is you will be tempted to self-protect and to minimise the size of your problem/addiction and to externalise, which means to discuss anything else besides your own stuff. All of us do this. Don’t think you are any poorer than some of us. But in regards to your stuff, your sin, I encourage you to possess it. Stay in this place when you are sharing. If you minimise anything, reevaluate the responsibility that you give over to others for the things you can do. In psychology, there’s the expression”internal locus of control,” so we only change when we have what we can control – our own stuff. The moment we begin believing our stuff is somebody else’s fault, we give away the sole power for change we have. Let’s agree to not do that here. Yes?
Room to talk. Please trust me to the extent that you let me facilitate. The word”ease” in French means”to make easy”. Allow me to make this process as simple as it possibly can be, hard and as transformative as it’ll be, given the nature of the material we are going to be talking and pondering. I will direct and divert conversation. Don’t worry, you will have ample time to talk about, but I really do need to guarantee everybody gets an honorable chance, which isn’t necessarily”equivalent” chance, because at certain times one person needs additional time. We will need to allow for that. I’ll also see things you can not, as you are in the procedure, and sometimes I will want to home in on crucial moments as I distinguish them. Thank you. Furthermore, there will be parts of teaching that I will deliver. I love it when we could stay on track and keep the momentum going forward. Thank you.
Calling time to process test . Sometimes if we go off course or, worse, if a person starts to behave inappropriately, especially when others feel unsafe, I will call a procedure check, kind of like a time-out. We’ll have to manage that moment before we proceed. I might need to choose the fate of a single person for the interest of this group, given that I am responsible for keeping us safe. Thank you.