Monthly Archives: February 2017

Gaslighting, Fake News & Other Reality Thefts

The term “gaslighting” comes from a 1944 movie Gaslight¬†that stars Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer. The film portrays a clever sociopath convincing his new wife that she’s going crazy by manipulating her sense of reality. The gaslights dim for no¬† … Continue reading

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How To Cope Like Abe

I just finished reading Lincoln’s Melancholy a book that examines in great depth the inner life and deep sadness and despair of arguably our greatest president. The fact that he struggled with depression is fairly well known. I mention his … Continue reading

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