By: Cody Hodge
How does George Bush cope on some days? Sure he has made his share of really bad decisions, but man, I wonder what it must feel like to be the subject of roughly 80 percent of America's criticism. No matter how poorly managed his eight...
How a narcissist uses introjection and projection
By: David Elder
Introjection was a term made famous by Sigmund Freud which he used to describe how an individual may adopt the desirable traits of another as a defense mechanism. In the case of Narcissistic Personality Disorder, the attributes are an illusion for appearance sake. A Narcissist...
By: Samantha Smith - 483725
Give yourself a day to grieve over being a victim. The next day, wake up with a positive attitude, everything is fine, it is okay, it is happening for a reason, for my own good, and work as hard as you ever can in the...
If and why we fear death
By: Bryan Belrad
Few people actually fear death. There are certainly some who do, those afraid of what it feels like to die.For most, however, the real fear deals with what comes afterdeath.People are frequently afraid of the unknown, and death is the gateway to the...
By: Cody Hodge
Why do we fear death? Why wouldn't we fear death? I don't think you can really say if we fear death, because to be honest, we all fear death.To humans, death is the ultimate unknown, and there is nothing more that humans fear than...
The difference between love and romantic love
By: everending
In his Symposium, Plato talks of soul mates. His myth is literal: we were once each attached to another, and split apart as punishment, the purpose of our lives is to reclaim our other halves. Yet this idea of perfect symmetry, this idea of a...
Tips for finding a good psychiatrist
By: Ryan Dube
Finding a psychiatrist can be one of the most overwhelming and intimidating experiences a person has to suffer through. Considering that anyone who needs a psychiatrist is already battling difficult and stressful circumstances, this additional stress can often become too much for many people. This...
If and why we fear death
By: Steve Marshall
Death is a phenomenon of life itself, a part of life that comes to us all. All life goes through its own form of death. Why is it that life then fears its own demise or its death? To understand this question properly, we need...
By: Danette M. Scott
Death is the end of our physical existence here on this earth. People fear death because they realize that when they cease to breathe or circulate blood throughout their bodies they enter into a state of being unknown and incomprehensible to them. The fear of...
The structure of psychotic thinking from a Lacanian perspective
By: Bob Seery
Ultimately, for Lacan the latent psychotic is; "the subject captured and tortured, trapped within the defiles of the signifier"- psychosis, in other words is viewed primarily as a language disorder. Within the Lacanian tradition the normative ego is doubly split. This occurs both through the...

 

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