Category Archives: Psychology and psychoanalysis

Thoughts on the association between belief and pressure

Here’s a thought I had: I seem to feel that belief is pressure-based.  In fact, pressure creates belief.  This would mean that belief is not based on things like: What makes intellectual sense What ones heart says What society, tradition, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the worship of the youth after the cold war ended, its effects on them, and on how its become an abuse – revealing a problem with the post hippie generations

Here’s a thought I had: Since the cold war ended, in about 1990, I’ve noticed a weird worship of the youth in the U.S.  I first noticed this in the early 1990’s.  I noticed that the kids all now had to … Continue reading

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Going beyond “screen sickness” – the “imagery dilemma” – conflicts between the self and “image”

In a previous article I spoke of what I called “screen sickness” (see Some initial thoughts on “screen sickness” – a new form of “mis-adaption” and “mis-growth” – conflicts with the real world).  I would even go further and speak of “imagery … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the problem of over-education

I tend to feel that there is a new problem nowadays:  over-education.  I generally define this as conforming your mind, perceptions, interpretations, and reality to a pre-established model or image that someone else created to such an extent that it interferes … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the growing female identity problem and alienation – the “female problem” – continuing effects of dehumanization

Recently, I made this statement: “The female, nowadays, has become alienated from the mother instinct.  That is to say, the mother instinct keeps prodding them but they are not in tune with it or are disassociated with it.  This is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “memory and orientation conflicts”

Recently, I’ve seen some instances of memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or dementia.  People kept saying that they “lost their memory”, “couldn’t remember”, and such, as if it was a natural even.  For some reason or another I had other thoughts.  Something … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a problem with oversensitivity: ‘world weariness’ and ‘me weariness’

Here’s a thought I had: It seem, to me, that oversensitivity creates a particular problem which I call ‘world weariness’.  This is something, I think, that people with oversensitive natures often feel.  It creates a quality of the world being “too … Continue reading

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