Acting-Out Politics

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

Preamble: New Collaboration – Previous Leading Soviet Communists and Today’s American Neocons (A New Financial Symbiosis) The Soviet Communists’ discoveries of their ideological similarities with the American neoconservatives demonstrate that it is really only the American liberal democrats with whom they have a problems, but during the Gorbachev-Reagan period they suddenly found in American neocons […]

Family Success Happy children of a prosperous couple. Privately the Wealthy Get Together? George Grosz, “Five o’clock tea” When wealthy are wealthy enough they use their wealth to make more wealth, but not wealthy enough look for wealthy enough as benefactors. Close But Professional Friends While pimp is searching the horizon his protégé feels self-confident… […]

Liberals In Process of Successful Survival Produce Smiles of Momentary Relaxation Liberal Smile Is Smile of Politeness, Openness, Optimism, Smile of General Positivity, of Goodness, of Welcoming the Future – It’s Smile of Friendliness, Niceness, Smile of Liberalism With the Help of German “Liebe” (Love), “Lieben” (to Love) and “lieb” (dear) Liberals Transform “liberalism” into […]

Sanjuro (A Homeless Guru as a Teacher and Role Model) is not a film about sword play and is not a samurai drama. It is a film about the fatal danger democratic societies face today: the danger of being overthrown by the right wing political powers. In “Sanjuro” Kurosawa provides a penetrating psychological analysis of […]

Gerard Depardieu playing Olmo Dalco in Bernardo Bertolucci’s film “1900” “Fascists don’t spring up someday like mushrooms, all in one night”. Oh, yes, indeed. How right you are, Olmo! And – how sad you are. Like we are today – in the 21st century, right before the autumn 2020 elections, when millions of ballots are […]

Heinrich Himmler, whose the most respectable position in the Nazi hierarchy was Reichsfuhrer SS (Top commander of SS), in his young age was prosperously growing chicken farmer. As we see on the photo he is very proud of his wife’s fertility and the future of his son. In other words, Himmler was rather a typical […]

The worse the conditions of life and the higher stress – the more inflamed the hateful alertness towards the dissimilar others (DOs) on part of the suffering masses of population. One hotdog with sauerkraut less = more bites of hate toward the DOs will follow. If we expect one ice cream cone less in future […]

Often we think poorly not because we are not able to do better, but because we don’t want to miss the pleasures connected with making habitual errors in judgment. Proneness to prejudices has psychological concomitants. First of all, it is impulsiveness, the emotional character of evaluating the situations and the tendency to naïve self-deception. Also […]

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