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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 modern attention problems – the ‘oversensitized personality’ – problems of an ‘absorbing-dominated’ lifestyle

It seems to me that we are beginning to see more problems with attention recently.  Though this is usually looked at as a children’s problem I think it is just as prevalent with adults.  There are many forms and difficulties … Continue reading

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An observation of a 4 year old boy – the ‘initial self’, the ‘death’ theme, and conflicts in relation to development of self and other

I was playing with a 4 year old boy some time ago.  I’ve played with him many times before and have developed something like a ‘play relationship’ with him.  Being a boy, he is very ‘outward’ and ‘rompous’, almost to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a concern about childrens play

Years ago I wanted to be a psychoanalyst.  I became particularly fascinated with childrens play.  I always loved to play with kids and still do!  Because of this I wanted to be a child psychoanalyst.  Because of this I watched … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘mystic child’

There is something I call the ‘mystic child’.  This is a reference to how many females are always looking out into life for a child that isn’t there.  It’s so strong they need representations about them all the time reflecting … Continue reading

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Thoughts on loving your child before it’s born

A weird concept of mine, which I’ve heard no one else describe, is the idea of loving your child before its born.  There’s always been this sense in me that the consequances of my actions now, on my unborn child, … 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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