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Death Eaters In The White House
Writer, Philosopher, and Magician
If you had any doubt that Donald Trump is a Death Eater, consider all that the Groper in Chief and his circle of Dementors have done in the space of just three short weeks.
The Real Cause--And Cure--Of Trump Anguish
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
Trump is forcing a new story down America's throat, and since everyone believes their own story, the appearance of a strong
CULTURE & ARTS
What is Happiness?
Everyone who has ever embarked upon a course of therapy entertains the notion that someday they will be changed, different
GPS FOR THE SOUL
The Two Greatest Myths That Keep Away Intimacy
Awakening coach, writer, teacher and public speaker
A Handful of Chisels: On Stones & Poetry by Claire Potter
Publisher of POETRY magazine.
Read the full article on the Poetry Foundation website. Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry's
Will Donald Trump Defy Mythology?
Writer at Books du Jour, Adjunct Professor
Donald Trump sets a high mark here. He never talks about his mother, never mentions her in his speeches. In fact, Mrs. Trump senior seems shrouded in secrecy.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
The Purpose of Wonder
Bestselling author and teacher. www.markmatousek.com
A Night's Ascension Into Enchantment
Ali Z. Hussain
Doctoral student in Islamic Studies and Artist
Glorified be the One who made His servant journey from the sanctified sanctuary to the furthermost sanctuary which We have
Society is Unconscious
Actor. Comedian. Activist. Social Media Manager
So, what if this model is then taken and applied to society as a whole and we begin looking at each current event as a moment
Should Darth Vader Sit at Hercules' Table?
PhD in Neuroscience
Each civilization need to create their own myths and doing so they set a new stage of ghosts, heroes, and forms that are more in tune with the contemporary. This also fulfill their need to shape the future, and express their idea of modernity.
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THE WORLD POST
In The Grip Of Powerful Illusions
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Affairs, NYU
The deadlock in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process appears to be illogical and unsettling as a majority of Israelis and Palestinians realize that coexistence, whether under conditions of enmity or friendship, is a fact that neither side can change short of a catastrophe.
Mary Ellen Hannibal
We are quite psycho with all our savagery to each other and to the Earth, but we must mobilize our cognitive, emotional, and executive functioning to figure this thing out rationally.
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Need Help Working Through A Personal Crisis? Just Pretend You're Freud
WWFS: What would Freud say?
Chantix is a drug that is advertised on television to help people stop smoking. However, in addition to suicidal thoughts, one of the commercials warns "common side effects include... unusual dreams." Caveat Emptor! One wonders what these dreams might be and more importantly what they mean.
Been Told Physical Symptoms Are 'All in Your Head'? Think Again
Tamara McClintock Greenberg, PsyD, MS
Psychologist, Author, Media Contributor
Based on this research, I am not sure that any illness should be considered "psychosomatic" or "all in one's mind." Illness exists in the mind, body and brain. And all illness should be taken seriously.
CULTURE & ARTS
Was Hamlet Suffering From False Memory Syndrome?
Ernest Jones wrote a book called Hamlet and Oedipus where he argued that Hamlet's ambivalence about avenging his father results from his own incestuous wishes.
Work and Love: A Psychotic's Recipe for Recovery
Robert David Jaffee
Novelist, journalist, mental-health activist
The limitations we have are not simply a matter of lack of skills. They may be a matter of life or death. Thankfully, after
Notes From a Dive Bar XIII
The Bar Slice
He talks like he's some kind of analyst in the Sigmund Freud vein, lie down and let me look inside your underwear.
For that's the drive for everything
, he claims, talking to his pal fondling the mouth on a bottle of Corona.
'Death by Hitchcock': A Conversation With Elissa Grodin
Novelist, psychiatrist, physician
Elissa Grodin's father, Stan Durwood, was the founder of AMC Entertainment and invented the multiplex and megaplex movie theater concept. Elissa studied film at Dartmouth College, and painting at the New York School of Visual Arts.
THE WORLD POST
The Secret To Never Being Frustrated Again
Read more on The Week And sometimes these all happen to you on the same day. The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot
How to Get From Here to There: Part I, Entrepreneurship and Maslow's Hierarchy
Steve Mariotti is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entr...
Understanding what motivates people's decisions and how people can find success is one of the keys to building a successful community.
The Limits of Introspection
Research Editor at The Huffington Post
Psychological research tells us that introspection is often a highly inaccurate source of self-knowledge. An over-reliance on introspection trips one up -- decreasing performance, reducing decision quality and even undermining self-insight.
Unearthed Letter From Freud Reveals His Thoughts On Gay People
While the this correspondence sheds light on his personal communications, it has long been known that Freud did not view
Freud On How To Forget The Past
His work of construction, or, if it is preferred, of reconstruction, resembles to a great extent an archaeologist’s excavation
Why We Know So Little About Moses and Jesus
College Professor (Emeritus, City University of N.Y),psycholog...
The dearth of information about the formative influences on towering biblical figures such as Moses and Jesus has invited some skeptics to question whether they actually existed.
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