Archive for the 'General News' Category

Martin Luther King: January 15, 1929 to April 4, 1968

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Click Here to Read  50 Years Later, Remembering King, and the Battles That Outlived Him: In his last years, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was grappling with many issues: workers’ rights, a sprawling protest movement, persistent segregation and poverty. We inherited them all by Rachel L. Swarns on April 4, 2018.

Click Here to Read and View: The question that haunts Martin Luther King’s last day in Memphis By John Blake on the CNN website on April 3, 2018.

Click Here to Read and View:  Martin Luther King Jr. on the History Channel Website. (more…)

The Freudian Left, by Paul Robinson

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Freudian Left, by Paul Robinson: Psychoanalysis, after years of bitter struggle, is by now securely established as part of the received mode of Western thought,… by Martin Peretz in Commentary Magazine on July 1, 1970.

What Were They Thinking? Chicago Psychoanalyst Arnold Goldberg on Anthony Weiner and Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Click Here to Read:  What Were They Thinking? Chicago Psychoanalyst Arnold Goldberg on Anthony Weiner and Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Arnold Goldberg, a professor of psychiatry at Rush, discusses narcissistic personalities, the reality ego, and how Huma Abedin is Weiner’s “narcissistic object choice.” by Arnold Goldberg in Chicago Magazine on June 10, 2011.

Crowds and the unconscious mind

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Crowds and the unconscious mind on The Herald website on April 2, 2018.

Part of the crowd at the G20 Meltdown protest in London on 1 April 2009 2 April 2009. Small section of the crowd Photo: Kashfi Halford from London, United Kingdom.

The Nazi History Behind ‘Asperger’

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Nazi History Behind ‘Asperger’ By Edith Sheffer in The New York Times on March 31, 2018.

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Passover Seder at Sigmund Shlomo Freud’s

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

 

Click Here to Read: Passover Seder at Sigmund Shlomo Freud’s: Toward the end of his career, the father of psychoanalysis, a secularist who believed religion had fulfilled its role, tried to explain what sets Jews apart and formed a controversial – and unsupported – theory about Moses and the origins of monotheism by Amnon Rubenstein on the Israel Hayon website on March 30, 2018.

Click Here To Read: Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture by Arnold Richards.

Click Here to Read:  Freud’s Need Not to Believe by Arnold Richards.

Click Here  to Read:  Freed’s Jewish Identity by Arnold Richards

Click Here to Read:  Therapy and Ideology: Psychoanalysis and Its Vicissitudes in Pre-State Israel (Including Some Previously Unpublished Letters by Sigmund Freud  and Albert Einstein).  Science in Context. 23(4) p. 473-506. (2010).

Click Here to Read: Between Technique and Ethic, Between Hermeneutics and Science: Freud’s right guesin by Shichot Israel Journal for psychotherapy.  This article is in Hebrew.

 

 

Too Much Charisma Is Bad for Leadership

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Too Much Charisma Is Bad for Leadership: Leaders have to be charismatic, but only to a point vt Art Markman Ph.D. on his Ulterior Motives blog on the Psychology Today blogs on March 26, 2018.
President of Mexico, PM of Canada and President of the United States. 29 June 2016. Author: Presidencia de la República Mexicana

Passover Thoughts

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Let Our Data Go: This Passover, let’s break free from the new Pharaoh, Mark Zuckerberg, and cast aside the chametz that is social media By Liel Leibovitz on the Tablet website on march 26, 2018.

Click Here to Read:  An Air Force Chaplain’s Unforgettable Passover, 50 Years Ago: How a week of military leave created one rabbi’s unlikely connections to Menachem Begin and Ted Kennedy, on the eve of the Six-Day War By Jordan Hiller By Jordan Hiller on the Table Website on April 10, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  A Seder of my Own: After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition By Rachel Mesch on the Tablet website on April 1, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Why Even Some Jews Once Believed Moses Had Horns. It is often said that this is a simple matter of mistranslation, but Vulgate author Saint Jerome would not have made such a crude mistake by Elon Gilad on the Ha’aretz website on March 27, 2018.

Reframing views of patients who malinger advised

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Reframing views of patients who malinger advised By Whitney McKnight on the Clinical Psychiatry News website on October 28, 2016.

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How Close Is Donald Trump to a Psychiatric Breakdown?

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   How Close Is Donald Trump to a Psychiatric Breakdown? Last fall, prominent psychiatrists broke with the American Psychiatric Association to warn that President Trump is dangerous and mentally unstable. A bitter controversy started. by Rosemary Sword and Gail Sheehy on the Daily Beast website on March 23, 2018.

Academic in Facebook storm worked on Russian ‘dark’

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Academic in Facebook storm worked on Russian ‘dark’ By Denis Pinchuk and Douglas Busvine MURPHY on the infosurhoy website on March 21, 2018.

How Sigmund Freud Wanted to Die

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   How Sigmund Freud Wanted to Die: Anecdotes from his doctors reveal that the famed psychoanalyst’s request has echoes in today’s assisted-suicide debate by Lewis Cohen on the Atlantic website on September 23, 2014.

Samuel Pallache: The Great Jewish Pirate Who Took on the Spanish Fleet

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Samuel Pallache: The Great Jewish Pirate Who Took on the Spanish Fleet on the Mosaic website on March 18, 2018.

“Man in Oriental Costume” by Rembrandt ca. 1633-1634, thought to be Samuel Pallache

Keep Calm and Parent On

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Guest opinion: Keep Calm and Parent On: What can parents do right now to decrease the risk of suicide in their children? by Adam Strassberg, M.D. on the Palo Alto online website on march 16, 2015.

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Making Thucydides relevant again: America’s self-destructive showdown with China

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Making Thucydides relevant again: America’s self-destructive showdown with China By Clay Chandler on the Fortune website on March 17, 2018.

Original bust is a Roman copy (c. 100 CE) of an early 4th Century BCE Greek original, and is located in Holkham Hall in Norfolk, UK. 2008 Photo: shakko

New pressures for perfection contribute to rise in teen suicide

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  New pressures for perfection contribute to rise in teen suicide By David Whiting in the Orange County Register on: March 16, 2018.

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50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the US Military Tried to Hide

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the US Military Tried to Hide By Amy Goodman on the Democracy Now! website on March 16, 2018.

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St. Patrick’s Day: March 17, 2018

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Irish Psyche And Sigmund Freud by the Irish American Mom Blog on the Irish American Mom Blog on March 18, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  Who was St. Patrick: Meet Ireland’s Patron Saint by Shane Croucher on the NewsWeek Website on March 16, 2018.

Saint Patrick Catholic Church (Junction City, Ohio) – stained glass, Saint Patrick – detail Photo by Nheyob. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

How Marriage Changes Your Personality

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  How Marriage Changes Your Personality: The Big Five and marital satisfaction after the honeymoon is over by David Ludden on his Talking Apes blog on the Psychology Today blogs on March 15, 2018.

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Tablets could impact your child’s cognitive and physical development

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Tablets could impact your child’s cognitive and physical development by Caroline Torie on the WSBT website on March 15, 2018.

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