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Oct 14, 2023, 11:52 PM
Is the End of the World at Hand?
In addition to plagues and pandemics, organized warfare has been the scourge of the human species for the past fifteen or twenty thousand years (a relatively short time in human evolution), ever since human beings began to form families,...
Oct 13, 2023, 12:11 PM
More about the psychology of the Gaza war
In a previous post I discussed some of the immediate causes of the tragic war raging between Israel and Hamas at this time. However, there are also collective unconscious, longstanding and intractable psychological processes, aspects and causes of war that need...
Oct 12, 2023, 12:17 AM
How and why the Gaza war broke out
The world seems at a loss to understand how a relatively small and weak group like Hamas could wreak such havoc in our well armed country, with its sophisticated weaponry and high tech intelligence. An American cousin, horrified by...
Apr 7, 2022, 7:13 PM
‘Pseudo-speciation’ and the Russian-Ukrainian War
War is a brutal sequence of horrors, including merciless murder and rape, at times wholesale massacre and even genocide. The warriors are often filled with rage, vengeance and other powerful and painful emotions. Why are the Russians and Ukrainians...
Aug 19, 2021, 12:54 PM
On January 8, 2021 Twitter permanently suspended Donald Trump’s account, named @realDonaldTrump, citing his constant incitement to violence. Trump lost access to many millions of followers. Twitter was followed by Facebook and Google. Amazon closed Parler, a website used...
Mar 11, 2021, 7:48 PM
The unconscious minds of Trump’s prosecutors
Stacey Elizabeth Plaskett (born 1966) is a non-voting African-American delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from the Virgin Islands, a U.S. territory in the Caribbean that is not a state and therefore does not have a state’s rights....
Feb 2, 2021, 2:52 PM
Trump and His Lawyers: Unconscious Self-Damage
During his four years in office, President Donald Trump insidiously poisoned U.S. democracy, and, as The Washington Post put it, his assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 “utterly fractured the basic level of trust needed to make...
Jan 27, 2021, 7:23 PM
Citizen Trump: Alone and silent at Mar-a-Lago
On January 20, 2021, six of the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court attended Joe Biden’s inauguration as President of the United States at Washington’s Capitol, but the Court building was evacuated due to a bomb threat from...
Nov 23, 2020, 7:09 AM
Trump Is More Dangerous Now Than Ever Before
There is little doubt that US President Donald Trump is a dangerous man. Dr. Bandy Lee, the courageous Yale psychiatrist who drew the world’s attention to Trump’s emotional illness when he won his party’s nomination, even before he was...
Sep 15, 2020, 3:20 PM
What Will Trump Do If He Loses the US Election?
What Will Trump Do If and When He Loses the Presidential Election? In a little-noticed article published last March, the courageous American psychiatrist Bandy Lee, who has been warning against Donald Trump’s dangerousness to our world and to our species ever...
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