There are many examples of oppression in governments and personal relationships. Beyond the physical effects we see, we must address the mental aspects of this problem. Self-seeking, envy, passion, and pride are some of the animalistic qualities Mary Baker Eddy identifies as contributing to oppressive environments. When we go behind the situation presented to correct and destroy the mental triggers that have caused it, we have healed the problem. Everyone involved is free. The Reading Room has given us the important issue of addressing the topic of oppression this month.