Tag Archives: role theory

The adolescent poet no longer

section one of the Hunched Man is concluded. The next blog will begin section two: the Painted Mirror

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 […]

Tour Guides

Watching an HBO special Talking Funny with Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Louis C. K. I was impressed by their thoughtful and witty observations on what being funny is about, and how each of them has their own individual style of taking their audiences into their comedic realm. The next morning as I […]

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 […]

Tele according to J.L. Moreno

New York University (2009, March 8). Scientists Identify Neural Circuitry Of First Impressions. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 10, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2009/0New York University (2009, March 8). Scientists Identify Neural Circuitry Of First Impressions. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 10, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com  /releases/2009/03/090308142247.htm3/090308142247.htm I would like to think that the article referenced above (well done and certainly […]

Role Theory

The particular genius of J.L. Moreno, the founder of Psychodrama, Sociodrama, and Sociometry was to understand that we are all, and always are, in relationship to each other, to the group and even to ourselves via reciprocal roles. In his terminology there is no stand alone self. There is in place of that notion, the […]