Category Archives: Collective Unconsciousness

The Moon is “Still” Made Out of Cheese!!!

Several times I have used this assertion to demonstrate our human lunacy.  For, if you think “the moon is made out of cheese, then it is made out of cheese” in your mind, in the mind of the one who … Continue reading

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Another Day at the Ranch Unfolds…

Daily we watch the Trumpian lunacy continue to flourish and do nothing.  Yes, its springtime, the tulips are blooming, birds are making nests, baseball season has started, the stock market continues to look good, and we mindlessly assume our role … Continue reading

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Ignorance of One’s Ignorance is Dangerous

A recent New York Times op-ed was entitled, “When the President is Ignorant of His Own Ignorance.”  Thomas Edsall was addressing Trump’s arrogant assumption that he is always “in the know” and does not need anyone’s advice.  This was demonstrated … Continue reading

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Conservative, Liberal Battle of Wills

One regular visitor to this blog is “The Aussie Conservative” who provides a conservative viewpoint on Australian politics and culture as well as commentary on other parts of the world.  This young man describes himself as a “paleoconservative” after apparently … Continue reading

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Fox News, Trump, & Epistemic Closure

The United States has another illustration of the obstinate commitment of many conservatives to “stand by their man,” regardless of what he has said or done.  Their mind is made up, don’t confuse them with facts!  Bill O’Reilly and Fox … Continue reading

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Carl Jung on the Subject of Demogoguery

Carl Jung had great wisdom into the unconscious machinations of the human mind, individually and collectively.  Here I want to share some excerpts from one of his books, “The Undiscovered Self” written in 1957.  Jung realized that humankind is always … Continue reading

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Trump Misled West Virginia!

Donald Trump was a maestro at spinning a story that would be amenable to his target audience.  He had an intuitive grasp of what the base of the Republican Party wanted to hear and relentlessly honed his message to appeal … Continue reading

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