Category Archives: mental illness

David Brooks, “There’s Something ‘Rotten’ in the Gop, not in Denmark!”

There is so much internal criticism arising within the Republican Party.  But the divided soul of the party is, like with all divided souls, incapable listening to dissenting voices from within its own ranks.  Sure, Progressives like myself see the … Continue reading

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Trump and Lack of Self-Awareness

Paul Manafort, under indictment already and out on bail, almost immediately had the audacity to contact the Russian media to arrange an editorial in the American press favorable to himself.  This was clearly contrary to the terms of the bail. … Continue reading

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Self-awareness and irony.

The Trump administration almost daily reveals a complete lack of self-awareness, not seeing the irony in such things him attacking Senator Al Franken for sexual improprieties even while he refuses to address the Roy Moore Alabama ugliness as it comes … 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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Gun Control and Mental Illness

Another mass shooting yesterday, this one is Sutherland, Texas at a Baptist Church, and once again my country’s national denial kicks in—Trump has declared the matter is not a gun issue but a mental health issue.  On this occasion I … Continue reading

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Who is, “Wacky and Totally Unhinged”?

California billionaire, Tom Steyer, has launched a ten billion dollar ad campaign calling for the impeachment of Donald Trump, prompting Trump to label him “wacky and totally unhinged.”  Am I the only one who sees the irony of Trump calling … Continue reading

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Evolution, Mental Illness, and Trump

Mental illness is bad for the health of the organism.  That is why that in early childhood development “contrary” impulses are readily overridden by a genetically/socially determined demand that these anti-social impulses be sloughed off in favor of socially amenable … Continue reading

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