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The sick cult of Trumpism.

I must have a stomach made of iron, because last night I actually was able to watch the Trump Rally in Pensacola, FL without vomiting.   I have never seen one of these things before in its entirety, and it was … Continue reading

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The eerie similarities between the alt-right and Charles Manson’s cult.

When Charles Manson, the infamous mass murderer who ordered his followers to carry out a series of brutal murders in 1969, died in prison in early November,  I was intrigued by the many comments I read that half-jokingly (but also … Continue reading

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Narcissistic abuse in Trumpistan.

Much has been written about Trump’s toxic psychology, specifically his malignant narcissism.  In spite of The Goldwater Rule (an agreement between mental health professionals to never diagnose someone they have not evaluated), so egregious is 45’s bad behavior that thousands … Continue reading

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Why Scientology auditing is not at all like traditional psychotherapy (Part 1)

This is an actual question an auditor asks you during the introductory (“communications”) course that is really an early indoctrination procedure. This is my second post about Scientology.  It will be in two parts. My first post about Scientology was … Continue reading

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My love affair with Scientology.

Credit: South Park: What Scientologists Believe – Business Insider In the late seventies, I flirted with $cientology (the $ sign isn’t accidental). This happened when I came across one of its books (one of the only ones not written by … Continue reading

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The Psychopathy of Ayn Rand

“Ayn Rand1” by Phyllis Cerf (April 13, 1916– November 25, 2006), permission obtained from her son Christopher Cerf[…]Richard E. RalstonPublishing ManagerThe Ayn Rand Institute”. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia. I am not, nor have I ever been, a fan … Continue reading

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