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Jun 27, 2020, 4:38 PM
Trump and His Elder Brother: Unconscious Fratricide
Donald Trump’s father Fred Trump and his wife Mary Anne did not shirk from lying. In 1940, with the Second World War raging in Europe, in Africa, and in Asia, but with the U.S. still staying out of the...
Jun 5, 2020, 11:38 PM
The unconscious psychology of annexation
Do large human groups, such as nations, live in political reality, or do they act out their collective historical fantasies? Moreover, do nations exist in actual, touchable reality, or are they collective fantasies or “imagined communities,” as the Irish...
Mar 29, 2020, 10:46 PM
Why humankind is not united against the plague
In a recent article in Haaretz, the Israel historian Yuval Noah Harari (born 1976) bemoaned the fact that the nations of our world, and their “bad” leaders, were not uniting against the Coronavirus pandemic. With a universal plague like...
Mar 27, 2020, 11:41 PM
Time to Save the Dead Sea
Human crises, whether individual or collective, can be very dangerous, but they also carry within them the promise of change. On the individual level, the British psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion (1897-1979), who had himself been traumatized as a young British...
Nov 23, 2019, 12:40 AM
How and Why Bibi Brought About His Own Downfall
Journalists think they understand the human mind. When the Israeli prime minister Binyamin (Benjamin) Netanyahu was indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust on November 21, they blamed it on his selfishness, greed, exaggerated self-love, “obsession,”...
Jun 3, 2019, 10:20 AM
The President and his Iron Lady
The irrational nature of the life-and-death nature of the long-standing conflict that U.S. President Donald Trump has been waging with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi requires a psychological explanation. This struggle has been going on for years,...
May 5, 2019, 2:29 PM
Trump and Hitler
Many Israelis believe that while Adolf Hitler was the worst enemy of the Jews in all of world history, Donald Trump is the greatest friend of the Jews in American presidential history. Israelis also take it for granted that...
Apr 23, 2019, 8:18 PM
Trump and Israel
Many Israelis believe that US President Donald Trump has been “good for the Jews.” He has moved the US Embassy to Jerusalem, recognized it as Israel’s capital, recognized the Golan Heights as an integral part of Israel, fought the...
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