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Psychology Science

Concept Creep and the Necessity of Organisational Ambiguity

PTSD and psychological trauma remain empirical facts to be disentangled and negotiated through tactful intervention but the hyper-medicalisation of that knowledge and administrative reach into an individual’s experience foundationally inflates the expected contours and probable expressions of those pathologies.

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culture

Revolutionary Fallacy ?

Sic semper tyrannis…

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culture

On Autopilot

Having successfully equipped myself with precisely the wrong set of mental tools and concepts to survive in this particular hyper-commercial and aggressively competitive world…

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history

Galilean Irony

Historical ironies rarely possess such resonance…

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culture

Ego and Empire

I find myself endlessly amazed that we have not yet grown past the Age of Empire and Ego…

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culture

Uncertainty

Do you ever get the feeling that no one really ever knows what they are doing ?

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media politics Psychology

Hate Speech: Caveat Emptor

Context: Hate on the Rise After Trump’s Election. It is no surprise, really, that hate crime has surged.  As a far-flung observer of these events it has always been apparent (because it has always been the case) that politicians who do not cautiously vet their own words and public statements can let loose all manner […]