Category Archives: Collective Unconsciousness

“Manifest Destiny,” National Hubris, and Trumpism

Axios reported this morning that the Trump administration is now arguing that the President cannot be guilty of obstruction of justice because the constitution declares he is the chief law enforcement officer of the land.  Early in the Trumpian onslaught … Continue reading

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Religious and Cultural Bondage

Biblical literalism is very much related to what I see as a cultural literalism in my country.  Many conservative people, especially in Alabama at present moment, are seeing their world in such literal terms that they are oblivious to the … Continue reading

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Trumpism Made Trump Necessary

“Hitler. He’s the Unconscious of 78 Million Germans. Without the German People He’d Be Nothing” (1938). ~ C. G. Jung. As Trump continues to ravage the country side in America, like a marauding beast of prey, it becomes ever more … Continue reading

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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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