Category Archives: Armed conflict

The Power of Tyranny, the Tyranny of Power

By Kathie MM and Anthony J. Marsella To begin our new series on Torture, Tyranny, and Terrorism , Dr. Anthony Marsella shared his perspectives on torture , highlighting the many forms that torture can take, ranging from child abuse through … Continue reading

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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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Addressing Fractionation: Principles for Arbitrating the “Common Good”

By Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service Introduction 1. Fractionation There is an urgent need for healing the divisive separation of people, societies, and nations. A continuation of the present intentional and unintentional “fractionation” forebodes a tragic future. … Continue reading

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Silence the drums

by Kathie MM Uh, oh,  the war drums are echoing around this country, as bombs drop in Syria and Iraq, in Yemen, and horrifyingly with the mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. My response to the beating of those war drums … Continue reading

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