(Note: the below is an except from the book, Foundations - A Synthesis of Philosophy, Science, Spirituality, and Psychology, by RG Martin -- me.) Summary We all have feelings of inferiority and we all strive for superiority (equality is only the first step). According to Alfred Adler, a famous psychoanalyst, this is a basic theme of psychology. Because we are in … [Read more...] about Superiority – What is it?
If you click on Candidacy you will see that I was running for President in 2020. I lost another one. The only problem with this election is that I didn’t even get one vote. I didn’t even vote for myself! The reason was that I thought Biden could do a better job at it that I could have. Perhaps he can get the country back within the spirit of reason and … [Read more...] about RG Has Lost Another One
How can you support such a hypocrite? One strange correlation – one of many strange correlations in modern U.S. politics – is the relationship between many Christians and Donald Trump. Non-believers complain: “How can his supporters call themselves Christians and support such a sleaze-ball as Donald Trump?” Let me apply my dysfunctional mind to this mystery and see if I … [Read more...] about Trump and Jesus (8/19, updated 9/20)
(Written in 7/19, updated 11/20) The House of Representatives is currently discussing “reparations,” that is, the idea that the government (that is, European Americans) should formally apologize for slavery, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination. Then the government should pay African American citizens a just compensation for all the sufferings of their ancestors and the … [Read more...] about Reparations, Duty, and Gratitude
Projection Freud’s concept of projection is now part of the everyday English language. The average person is somewhat aware that everyone projects to some extent. One way of understanding this phenomenon is to take the word project literally and see an imaginary movie projector inside a person’s personality. The inner phenomenon of the person can be seen as the film, and … [Read more...] about Projection (updated 9/20)