Archive for July, 2015

A Thank You Note to Donald Trump

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Life has turned into the granddaddy of reality shows – Survivor. We are spending our days figuring out how to “outwit, outplay and outlast” each other. Is it any wonder that Donald Trump’s vitriol and divisive rhetoric are “trumping” many of the other candidates?

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Is Anybody Listening?

Listening is curative in its own right. To be heard, to be understood, to experience empathy – there is no pill that can do that.

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Freud and The Fall From Grace

Whether Donald Trump trumpeting hateful vitriol about Mexican immigrants in America, powerful men denying allegations of indecency, or pious families hiding dirty secrets – media is a game of Three Card Monte. If you are going to play (or watch), recognize that you are being had.

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The Illusion of Equality

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Equality is by my estimation a basic human right. The lack thereof has inspired wars, protests, revolutions and social change. This country was founded on such principles, but saying we believe in equality often does not translate into practice. This has been an equality inducing week in the United States – marriage equality, age-old symbols […]

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