No Independent Reality

No Independent Reality

One of the weirdest theoretical implications of quantum mechanics is that different observers can give different—though equally valid—accounts of the same sequence of events. As highlighted by physicist Carlo Rovelli in his relational quantum mechanics (RQM), this means that there should be no absolute, observer-independent physical quantities. All physical quantities—the whole physical universe—must be relative […]

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 […]

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 […]

Self

Self

Concepts that interest me include Self, Psychic Inflation, Individuation, the Shadow, and the Trickster. Complex – the repressed organisation of images and experiences that governs perception and behaviour Shadow – the repressed, therefore unknown, aspects of the personality including those often considered to be negative Self – the central overarching concept governing the individuation process, as symbolised […]

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 […]

Individualized Identity

I don’t want my identity individualized to my actual self/person….Jerzy Kosinski Plagiarism allegations In June 1982, a Village Voice report by Geoffrey Stokes and Eliot Fremont-Smith accused Kosiński of plagiarism, claiming that much of his work was derivative of prewar books unfamiliar to English readers, and that Being Therewas a plagiarism of Kariera Nikodema Dyzmy — The Career of Nicodemus Dyzma — a […]