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Going beyond the oedipal sufferings of childhood* (per Sigmund Freud)

Recently some friends helped me see that on some level I presume all men I come in contact with are incompetent, unreliable, and irrational, and that they will feel threatened by me and want to undermine me. This is because … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Reich on the scapegoat ritual

Are there people in the world who are more open than we are, more free, more “surrendered” to life?  And could there be a part of us that feels threatened by these people and wants to suppress them or even … Continue reading

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Addiction and the illusion of control

I’m not an addict, obviously,1 and I’m sure you’re not either.  We’re much too sophisticated for that — too educated, too experienced, too full of spiritual wisdom.  You and I are on top of things; we’re making our way in … Continue reading

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