Is that really you, reading these words? Or are you just a body double or stand-in for your authentic self, a clone of the identifications you make with other people? If so, you might want to learn more about how psychological identifications influence your sense of … [Read more...] about Are You a Clone of Your Identifications?
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. – Winston Churchill. We fear and hate many of truth’s disclosures because they’re often accompanied by narcissistic insults. What’s a narcissistic insult? … [Read more...] about Why We Fear and Hate the Truth
The Occupy Wall Street movement (OWS) is searching for insight, wisdom, and a sense of direction. These resources are available to us when we turn inward to occupy our psyche. In the absence of psychological insight, each of us to some degree is divided from within. Also … [Read more...] about Occupy the Psyche
Stubbornness is, essentially, a determination to fight a losing battle with reality, while accepting as a “reward” for the effort the gift-wrapped deadweight of rigidity and resentment. My apologies to Frank Sinatra fans, but I believe the theme song or anthem for stubbornness … [Read more...] about Stubbornness: The Guts to Fight Reality
A politburo is an unelected body of communist party leaders—an executive committee—that rules with a totalitarian mindset in a one-party state. Fortunately, there are not many politburos left (according to Wikipedia, China has one, along with North Korea, Laos, Vietnam, and … [Read more...] about The Politburo in Your Psyche