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“Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave When We Practice to Deceive”

Scott Peck in the mid-eighties wrote a best-selling book, “People of the Lie,” which explored extensively the subject of evil and how that it creates and perpetuates a web of deception.  In the last few days we have seen two … Continue reading

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All of Our Ponds Are Pretty Damn Murky

I have a respondent from one of my blogs who himself blogs, his entitled, “Thoughts from a Murky Pond.”  This gentleman is very intelligent and thoughtful, but “consarned him” he is so damn critical of my discoursing!  But, I deeply … 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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Incested Group Dynamics

I have argued here several times since inauguration in January that an incestuous dynamic had invaded the White House, the dynamic having been reflected in numerous video recordings of Trump’s lascivious intentions for his daughter Ivanka in the past decade. … 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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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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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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