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Trump and Carson: Archetypes in Human Evolution

Ben Carson can be understood as an archetype of our “old-mind” in which dominance and submission in apes evolved into obedience to the sacred authority of justice that has sustained our bounty and fertility. When our own species arose 200,000 years ago, superimposed upon our six million year evolution since apes, we evolved the passionate desire to attain social admiration, traditionally known as vanity. No one—no one—is going to make the claim that Trump is not vain.

November 19th, 2015 2 Comments Belief, Evolution of Emotion, Evolutionary psychology, God, Sexual Selection

The Cause of Mental Illness: “The Answer Is Just Around the Corner”

Our vulnerability to mental illness is similar to our vulnerability to lower back, hip, and knee pathology, which is the price we pay for the adaptive advantages of upright posture. Mental illness is similarly the price we pay for our mental capacities for large-group bonding, reflective self-awareness, and the complexity of linguistic syntax.

October 16th, 2015 0 comments cognitive capacities, Evolution of Emotion, Evolutionary psychology, Mental illness, Two Mind Hypothesis

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Psychiatrist views mental illnesses as emotional fossils that reveal a sacred spirit in human evolution

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Book on Mental Illness by John Wylie

This is an updated edition of a revolutionary book about understanding mental illnesses from the perspective of how they are experienced, plus a compendium of effective treatments for each.

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