Tag Archives: role behavior

Systems Have No Conscience

As individuals, raised in a family of one sort or another, in a town of some kind located in a country somebody once named, we develop a  conscience. No, it’s not the same conscience for each of us, not even if we are twins, but there does develop over time, through all the bumps and […]

Facebook and Psychodrama

From the perspective of this Psychodramatist, Facebook is the social manifestation and confirmation of Moreno’s essential message: we live our lives simultaneously as protagonists in our own life drama and as auxiliaries (supporting actors) in the life dramas of other people. As soon as we recognize that reality we can begin to develop the roles […]

Rumination 2 (read the previous blog first)

the soul is another name for a particular configuration of creative energy

The need for a sock drawer

Our understanding of ourselves in this universe is dependent upon our need and ability to create story lines out of the innumerable dots of information that surround and inhabit us.

Archetypes Can’t Tell Time

One way to understand the idea of “making a judgement” is to think about it as a choice that can be made in the gap between a stimulus and a response. It is, of course, the polar opposite of automatic, and its effectiveness is dependent upon the length of time available in that gap.  That […]

Personal Identity: We are always of a “type”

In this particular culture at this particular time most of us invest a tremendous amount of energy and time trying to become whoever we think we are supposed to become. Supposed to become because that’s what our parents, friends, family, wives, husbands or sons and daughters want us to be; and/or because we think we […]

Mock rakers

“We mock what we are to become.”  That’s what Mel Brooks said as the 2000 year old man, lo these many years ago. What then will the mock a minute entertainers of CNN all day “smart as we can be” would-be news reporters become? A steady feeding from these folks will deprive you of any […]