Monthly Archives: August 2010

Thoughts on overpopulation

I believe the world is overpopulated to the point of crisis. It’s been like that for centuries, though it may not seem like it. Most of Western societies problems is caused by overpopulation for at least 500 years. I’m not … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the overvaluation of education

The US, I feel, overvalues education beyond belief.  They think that it’s everything.  It’s the great ideal for a kid to do well in school.  Over the years I found this to be otherwise.  I spent years studying things.  I … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Oedipus Conflict

I have always looked at psychoanalytic theory as more than sexual or involving conflicts between ‘mother’ and ‘father’.  I’ve always felt that a lot of psychoanalytic theory is hitting far short of the mark.  A good example of this is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on shyness

Shyness can be a big problem for some of us.  It can be anywhere from a nuisance to a paralyzing ailment.  Usually, if we have one form of shyness it expands into other areas, at least a little bit. From … Continue reading

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A thought on the effect of silence on me

Silence has had a big impact on me.  It seems that in silence everything is found. Very early, in my late teens, I found I was somehow affected by silence.  I seemed drawn to it or, rather, it seem to … Continue reading

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Are females really the ‘loving’ ones?

Here’s a thought I often have, which you might find interesting: As a child, being brought up in Victorian society, I was told that the females are the ones who are ‘loving’ and that it is the female who had … Continue reading

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Thoughts on free association

Years before I began to study psychoanalysis I discovered free association naturally.  I used to think for hours, saying whatever comes to me.  I still do.  It’s become a big part of my life. Free association, to me, is basically … Continue reading

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