Tag: Psychology and Politics
What Fanon Still Teaches Us About ‘Mental Illness’ in Post-Colonial Society
From The Conversation: "Fanon ultimately viewed institutionalised care as a mode of disciplinary power in the regulation of people. He saw it as a...
This Article Won’t Change Your Mind
From The Atlantic: For some people, believing false information is not a result of low intelligence or lack of education, but the desire to...
The Experiential Democracy Project: A Depth Approach to the Legislative Process
The basic idea of the experiential democracy project is to supplement conventional legislative or other forms of diplomatic and moral deliberation with person-centered (“I-Thou”) principles of encounter. These principles, which derive from existential-humanistic psychology and person-centered therapy, stress the attempt to engage participants to more intimately understand each other, and through this context to more intimately understand each other’s often conflicting positions on issues of moral import.