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Conservatism vs. Moral Development…

Disclosure: This commentary comes from both my political and scientific training. Politically, I consider myself a revolutionary, democratic socialist. I am also a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD). Make of it as you will…

First of all, I believe that as a social species we’re born conservative. We start out as squalling, demanding infants totally focused on our own needs, wants and desires. As we grow, we adapt to our given culture. (Albeit, there is convincing research that indicates that 1% of humans are born as psychopaths.) more…

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Is there any there there?

I’m of the opinion that there is more than ONE way to get from here to there…

America’s prevalent national characteristic, as anyone who does any traveling can attest, is individualism.

This is a two-sided dilemma. While good for personal profit, privilege and power, it also makes us the most internally alienated society on earth. more…