Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

People Who Are Up to their Knees in Soil Alienation is the metaphor for the relation between body and soul: a repressive disappearance of the soul. Franco “Bifo” Berardi, “The Soul at Work: From Alienation to Autonomy” Imagine a person who is occupied only with one thing – making a living, either because he is […]

Depotentiating of the Daimonic in People’s Souls Cripples the Cultural Development and Encourages Totalitarian Tendencies The daimonic is the urge in every being to affirm itself, assert itself, perpetuate and increase itself. The daimonic becomes evil when it usurps the total self without regard to…the desires of others and their need for integration. It then […]

A Specialist in Psychological Trauma in Adults Who Were Abused As Children, Alice Miller Became a Promoter of Non-Abusive Pedagogy “Most people show not the slightest interest in the question of why a child has turned out this way or that. When the causes are pointed out to them – the brutality of the father, […]

The Logic of Conformist Rebellion against Society In the old world the sign was understood as a bearer of meaning, and the relation between sign and meaning was guaranteed by the external and objective existence of a referent. But this referential logic is abandoned once we enter the domain of generalized indeterminacy… What guarantees the […]

Depiction of the Different Levels of Interactive Intelligence in Children through Their Reaction on Traumatic news It is my duty to voice the suffering of men, the never-ending suffering heaped mountain-high. Kathe Kollwitz Kathe Kollwitz – the relief “Lament”, self-portrait, bronze, h.2.6 m, 1938 – 1940 In her “Lament” Kollwitz analyses the double nature of […]

Klee’s Creative Intuition May Help us in 2010 to Imagine the Next American Conservative President The growing in violence and extremism right wing political propaganda and more and more destructive behavior of the corporate rich (for example, catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico) makes not so difficult to predict how the next conservative […]

Picasso Shows the Origins of his “Hypertrophied and Excessive” Style Pablo Picasso – “Massacre in Korea”, 1951 Of the 500 000 plus US servicemen and women who served in the First Gulf War some 325 000 are now on disability pensions suffering a variety of acute maladies generally attributed to the toxic cocktail of radiation […]

Men’s Megalomania and the Delirium of Intergenerational (from Father to Son) Transference of Masculinity Dix puts himself as the personification of males’ vainglorious obsession to produce a son (to reproduce his own masculinity in his son). Most often men are not conscious of having this irrational need – it‘s simply unconscious. But it expresses itself […]

  

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