Monthly Archives: April 2009

Safety of the Group

Group norms act as prohibitors, permission givers and commandments to the behavior of individual members of the group. From the ancient Hebrews to medical doctors, to lawyers and even to the financial group of Wall street traders who serve in the role of villains in today’s economic drama, what we may do, may not do, […]

Live by the Group

Live by the sword, die by the sword is an ancient, and probably true statement regarding  choice and  consequence.  But we  also  know  another truth which  seems at times to confound us: Live by the group, die by the group. Short of seeking shelter in a continuing  string of different groups we  are  functionally  wed […]