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. It is a book that examines in great depth the inner life and sadness to the point of despair of arguably our greatest president. The fact that he struggled with depression is fairly well … Continue reading

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