Monthly Archives: April 2017

Negative Capability, Psychosis, and Politics

Several weeks ago I blogged about negative capability as viewed by a psychotherapist, Diane Voller.  She applied this literary term to describe the need of a therapist to become “involved” with the patient on a level that is not the … Continue reading

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We Are Stubbornly, “Beasts at Heart”

A contributor to the Washington Post, Kara Swisher, who writes from the perspective of the business world noted the “unconscious bias” that is often made in such things as hiring practices.  She described it as “a bias that kicks in … Continue reading

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Ivanka Describes Her Father a “Tremendous Champion” of Families.

Ivanka Trump, the President’s daughter, was booed and hissed this morning in Germany when she described her father as being a “tremendous champion” of families.  She was then questioned about the crowd’s response given the numerous reports of her father … Continue reading

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The GOP is Legitimating Insanity

Donald Trump frequently reminds us of his “huge” election win last November, taking great pride in that he overcame the “common-sense” odds and easily prevailed in the Electoral College.  Frequently he has conveyed his belief that by being elected to … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Dismisses Hawaii

The U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, caught some flack from the state of Hawaii when he dismissed it as “some island in the Pacific” when one of its judges put a hold on the President’s immigration plan.  But, today he … Continue reading

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GOP Trying Again to Repeal Obamacare!

The Republican Party is pretty sure it now has a plan to replace Obamacare that will please the contentious part of their party and might get approval of the House of Representatives.  They are determined to fulfill their vow to … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Can’t Admit Being Wrong Either!

Bill O’Reilly continues to deny the allegations of sexual harassment that led to his being fired today from Fox News.  What else could we expect?  O’Reilly, like one of his top fans, Donald Trump just cannot admit being wrong and … Continue reading

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