Friends,I am posting a paper I wrote for Pacifica regarding the phenomenon of Donald Trump. It is an analysis of what is happening from a Jungian perspective, outlining the underlying dynamics of our…Continue
"donald trump is a reality TV star... the same reality as every u. s. reality star... a reality of their own creation and a MEDIA Empire. If there is no god, then in whom do we trust is not a question, it is a statement. If one is certain…"
"I'm going to have to take exception to some of this, with the benefit of more than 6 months of later developments. It turns out that Donald Trump does hang out with pedophiles and has been accused of raping women and 13-year-old…"
"A Great paper, Julia! Very well written, and fun to read.Thank you for posting it! I loved the Trickster class at Pacifica. Great discussion of the shadow, and I enjoyed your references.
Kimberlyn McGreal, MA (Pacifica 2008)"
"I tend to agree with your type of analysis Vicky. If Trump or even Hitler showed up in a dream, we would be best served by analyzing his place and purpose in our psyche. If he shows up in our culture, which is the effect of the collective psyche, we…"
"why is donald trump so popular. He is riding the groundswell of anger and disgust at the corrupt and disgusting political establishment. The Augean Stables need to be cleaned out the before filth corruption and parasitical self serving elites…"
Friends,I am posting a paper I wrote for Pacifica regarding the phenomenon of Donald Trump. It is an analysis of what is happening from a Jungian perspective, outlining the underlying dynamics of our current environment. I believe we as a country need to look at the implications of Mr. Trump's popularity. We ignore this reality at our own peril. I hope it is useful for anyone inclined to read it.See More
All I can add is my reaction to this brilliant advertisement. It says both Putin and Isis are tough customers. America is getting its comeuppance in Syria the Ukraine the Middle East and with Isis. That is as obvious as the nose on your…"
"Good morning Alexandra - I was curious and wanted to read this article that you evaluated, allege is written by a person with "psychopathic" tendencies...I am not a worldly, politically informed or "correct" woman, however, I do…"
"One of great loves is Ice Hockey. I had a scholarship to play hockey at Brown. If I'm not mistaken Donald Trump is a New York Ranger fan. Because I was born in Chicago and my father was a Blackhawk fan I root for the Blackhawks ( I agree pretty…"
"Hi Klemens - it is good that this topic is getting attention from our membership and I am grateful members, those knowing relevant facts and details, are stating and sharing same with the community at-large. Thanks to you and Aleks for…"
Good to hear from you again. I remember all the foofarah that happened on this board when the barbaric and atrocious charlie Hebdo murders occurred. The condemnations. The outrage. The disbelief that free speech could be murderously assaulted.…"
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