Category Archives: Psychology and psychoanalysis

More thoughts on the “female-as-victim” – revealing aspects of the mother instinct

Here are some thoughts I had (these involve subjects and themes I’ve mentioned before but with some new observations): There is something which I call the “female-as-victim”, which I’ve spoken of in a number of other articles.  This is something … Continue reading

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“Innocent obsessions”

INNOCENT OBSESSIONS A short story by Mike Michelsen “I swear it was all harmless,” the man cried out, tears streaming down his red water-soaked face.  “I wasn’t trying to do anything bad . . . oh God, please believe me!” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘progression of expression’ – aspects of creativity

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things: I spoke of what I called the ‘progression of expression’.  I first used this point of view as I watched how artists worked when I was younger.  Both me, my brother, and a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how ‘connectivity’ is more important than understanding, knowledge, and truth

Here’s a thought I had: In the West we are taught that understanding and knowledge are what’s important.  Its what you know, what you understand, etc.  Its as if that’s all that matters.  That is to say, everything is viewed in the context … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the struggle with awareness and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I have always felt that there is a struggle with being aware when we are born.  For some, the residue of this continues for a big part of our life.  In fact, it seems to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “media situation” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: After looking at American history for many years I cannot help but think that one thing it reveals is how the media creates an inability to resolve issues.  To put it another way, the nature of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “hate myth” and the forgotten importance of threat

Here’s a thought I had: THE “HATE MYTH” I have always felt that hatred is used as an explanation for far too many things. Its almost like hatred has become an overly simple “blame-all” of problems between people.  To me, … Continue reading

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