Readers often send me emails with their comments and questions. Here I answer four of them, all dealing with different aspects of inner passivity. My responses are in italics. I wrote to you some months ago. Since then I’ve bought many of your books and read the new … [Read more...] about Answers to Questions from Readers (Part 6)
So much of human thinking is irrational. This kind of messed-up thinking, often referred to as cognitive distortion, perceives reality in ways that are misleading or flawed, if not completely wrong, false, or stupid. (Examples follow below and more are found … [Read more...] about Inner Conflict is the Source of Cognitive Distortion
Authorities have been trying unsuccessfully to come up with a motive to explain the massacre carried out by a lone gunman in Las Vegas this week. The killer didn’t appear to be motivated by political, social, or religious views. The principles of depth psychology reveal a … [Read more...] about The Las Vegas Killer’s Hidden Motive
Domestic mass-killers believe that the hatred they feel toward others justifies their murderous behavior. They don’t understand that other people and social circumstances are not the cause of their rage and hatred. The evil begins with what potential and actual mass-killers are … [Read more...] about Understanding Inner Evil in Mass-Killers
Lots of people feel unrecognized and unappreciated. They experience themselves to a considerable degree through feelings of being unworthy and unloved. When such people spot a celebrity in the flesh, they have an emotional reaction that usually varies according to their … [Read more...] about Who Wants to Be a Celebrity?