Category Archives: Patriotism

Newly recognized clinical syndrome: American Dementia

  by Kathie MM “Dementia is progressive loss of cognitive function, marked by memory problems and confused thinking.”  Although Psychology Today claims that the “most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, a fatal condition that affects more than 5 … Continue reading

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Beware the spin!

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Whence go distracted minds?

by Kathie MM “To avoid [losing the throne], I defeated  [my enemies’] rebellion, and planned to lead an army to the Holy Land….Therefore, my Harry, make it your policy to focus the distracted minds of the people with foreign wars. Military … Continue reading

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Resisting the Mind Games of Donald Trump and the One Percent, Part 2

by Roy Eidelson In my previous post, I noted that in my research as a psychologist, I’ve found that the psychological appeals used by people eager to maintain or extend their extraordinary wealth and power tend to target five key … Continue reading

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