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Some initial thoughts on “screen sickness” – a new form of “mis-adaption” and “mis-growth” – conflicts with the real world

Here’s a thought I had: There is something which I call “screen sickness”.  This can be described as a condition where people begin to live through some form of a “screen”.  In other words, the “screen” creates a new world … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “the addiction” – aspects of the technology addiction

Here’s a thought I had: In a previous article I wrote of my early experiences with computers (Some thoughts on my early experience with computers).  Basically, in 1979 or 1980 I got my own personal computer.  You could play computer games … 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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