Category Archives: Psychology and psychoanalysis

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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Thoughts on aging: “the great truth of life”, everydayness, a dream interpretation, and discovering the “old self”

Here are some thoughts I had: REFLECTING ON MY LIFE As I turned 50 years old I thought a lot on my life.  I seem to do this ever time I go into a new decade.  I did this when … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I am not knowledge” – aspects of knowledge in relation to the self and the importance of intuition

Recently, I have been finding that I feel particularly dumb in life.  Its like I don’t know anything.  I look at all that I thought, and think, and it all looks ridiculous and naïve in a way . . . its just a bunch … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the control of money and the problem of “pressure” in life with remarks about “personhood”

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I saw some teenagers and a thought came to me of some advice I would like to of given them.  The more I thought about it the more interesting it got.  I started off by … Continue reading

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