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Freud and the Evening News - The Madness Within

A cursory glance at the evening news reveals a picture of humanity violently at odds with itself. The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, the violent advance of ISIS in Iraq, and the Israeli attacks on Gaza show the continued influence of nationalism and religion as conduits for violence and hatred. 1,526 more words

Personality Disorders

Don't Call Me That

Because I check my LinkedIn page once in a while, I am exposed to articles about how to get ahead on the job, networking, advances in medicine, and sometimes the results of research or surveys. 276 more words

Things left unsaid are better kept silent.

 She was looking at me expecting a reply.

I didn’t have the words.

She briskly gestured to stop the jeep and left as quickly as she said the phrase “I don’t love you”. 355 more words



As I sat there on the floor, looking up at my partner’s stern and disappointed face, I wondered how he’d managed to read my mind, and why my mind was so full of disgust, and whether I’d have anything new to add when it was my turn to attack myself. 961 more words


Living in Myth

Living in Myth
Stuck in the head,
thoughts coming from don’t know where and everywhere,
telling me to be somebody who I’m not.
Following the crowd so I’m not left out. 156 more words

Spirituality and Recovery

Throughout the year, I have been working with homeless men in recovery. Many struggle daily to fight the urge to stop drinking, smoking, snorting, shooting and using various substances. 344 more words

I wish............

    “There is a sacredness in tears.  They are not a mark of weakness, but of power.  They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.  They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” 407 more words