Posts Tagged ‘Evolution'

Freud and Beyond: The Drive Towards Human Liberation

Sunday, April 7th, 2013
Psychoanalysis and, subsequently, depth psychology arose in the Western hemisphere to address mental, emotional and physical symptoms. Symptoms which oftentimes led to suffering. Psychoanalysis, a science of the mind that tries to grasp the human experience, inquires into and postulates theories around issues such as autonomy, construction of the self, desire, and relationship. There have been […]

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011
We need a functional organizing principle to perceive. But we do not need to reify a separate “I”. By calling our mental organizing principle “ego,” or “I,” and subsequently putting a lock and boundary around it, we create, or exacerbate, the problem of separation, and we lose sight of interdependence.

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010
The next phase of our evolution is contingent upon our ability to eradicate fear, shame, and unworthiness.

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
As far we know, no other animal reflects consciousness as we do. Could there be an evolutionary purpose for that reflection and could that purpose be built into our lives just as our body height and hair color are built into our DNA?