Stress and Passivity

Stress and Passivity

In negotiating the poles between utilitarian and socialist politics, a focal contention is the claim that poor people are “lazy.” The utilitarian believes that they deserve to be poor. Recently, socialists have countered that the poor are active – it’s just that they...
Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 3

Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 3

Spiritual Deepening The conscious mind serves to protect our personality from accepting harmful judgments. Sometimes those judgments are positive, such as when a caregiver is told “but you’re doing a great job” when a request for help is refused. Sometimes judgments...
Personal Development: Part 7

Personal Development: Part 7

Healing and Trust The doorway to adulthood opens in that moment when we realize that we don’t know how to be an adult. The years from infancy to independence only teach us how to express ourselves. They don’t teach us how to be a responsible member of society. By the...
War of the Psyche – 6 of 6

War of the Psyche – 6 of 6

Victory Over Death In the era of Alexander the Great, conquest was used to propagate culture. In the terrifying era of battlefield massacre, wars were fought to preserve the nation-state. With the development of nuclear weaponry, finally civilized nations realized...