Welcome

Welcome

The following are posts from members of an online therapy group which consists of six characters …. Two of these characters are avatars created by my private patients, while the other four are avatars made up of “bits and pieces” from patients I have worked with in the past. I have asked each character to […]

Curating a Self

Curating a Self

[Through the ongoing process of organizing content and media elements which create personal profiles, social media users inadvertently curate versions of themselves. Social media turns users into curators as they create distinct incarnations that are separate, yet become the objectified digital presentation of one’s physical self. Personal curation is content primarily for oneself, a social […]

Narrative Truth

Narrative Truth

“As defined by psychologist Donald Spence, historical truth involves concrete objects and events; a memory is historically true if it can be factually verified. Narrative truth involves the connections between events, which are not verifiable because they are based on values, interpretations, and emotions. A memory has narrative truth when it captures an experience to […]

Collective Consciousness

Collective Consciousness

Psychic Inflation The Shadow Trickster Individuation Archetypes Archetype – a concept “borrowed” from anthropology to denote supposedly universal and recurring mental images or themes. Jung’s definitions of archetypes varied over time and have been the subject of debate as to their usefulness. Archetypal images – universal symbols that can mediate opposites in the psyche, often found in religious art, […]

Make your own social media

Make your own social media

Read newsletters instead of News Feeds. Fall back to private group chats. Put the person back in personalization. Buy your own server. Start a blog. Embrace anonymity. Own your own domain. Spend time on federated social networks rather than centralized ones. Source: The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

Even Republicans Are Tiring of Jared Kushner’s Arrogance and Ignorance Author: Adam K. Raymond Source: http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/05/republicans-are-tiring-of-jared-kushners-arrogance.html Saved on: 5/15/19, 9:37 AM Jared Kushner. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images Last Tuesday, Jared Kushner showed lawmakers a PowerPoint presentation on his immigration reform plan. It included circles and pictures of other nation’s flags. How did one Republican in […]

Kosinski

Here are my notes… I need to edited them down to separate posts, each spotlighting one particular theme. Kosinskihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerzy_Kosi%C5%84ski According to Eliot Weinberger , an American writer, essayist , editor and translator , Kosiński was not the author of The Painted Bird . Weinberger alleged in his 2000 book Karmic Traces that Kosiński was not […]