Category Archives: psychology

The GOP Debacle Is Very Shakespearean

The Gop is running scared as the tragedy they have unleashed on the world, and especially on themselves, is becoming apparent to even them.  They have made a loud and profound statement in selecting Donald Trump to be their standard … 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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Will Trump “Declare Victory” and Resign?

Tony Schwartz, the co-author of Trump’s book, “The Art of the Deal,” has declared that “the noose is tightening” around Trump’s neck and that he will soon “declare victory” and resign.  Schwartz got to know Trump very well when writing … Continue reading

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Trump Echoes Jim Carrey, “SOMEBODY, Stop Me!!!”

As the Trump train wreck careens down the track, desperately seeking the misery-relief its final catastrophe will bring, I can’t help but feel a touch of pity for Trump and also for Trump-lite, Steve Bannon.  There is a sense in … Continue reading

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Be Kind to the Mentally Ill!!!

Early in grade school we were taught to be nice to our class mates who were, well…ahem…pause….”kinda different.”  Later we began to describe them as “nuts” and only later more properly as “mentally ill.”  We learned that to make fun … Continue reading

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The Trumpian Black Hole Continues to Gnaw Into Our Collective Heart

Trump’s malignant narcissism becomes more apparent daily.  He is governed by whims which have been unchecked since the indulgence he was given during his “terrible two’s” some 69 years ago.  One of the many anecdotes that graphically illustrate this is … Continue reading

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Believing Only What we Want to Believe

The White House handlers have their hands full with Trump who would not recognize truth if it bitch-slapped him in the face.  It is almost painful to watch Sarah Huckabee Sanders squirm in the spot light as she attempts to … Continue reading

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