Psychiatrists tell Congress Trump’s acquittal is invalid: “He’s not mentally competent to stand trial”

by O Society Feb 8, 2020 Presidential impeachment in the House, then Senate, is not a real trial in the same way you and I would be subjected to a real trial in a criminal court with real jail time consequences at stake. The rules and precedents are completely different. For example, at Trump's impeachment, … Continue reading Psychiatrists tell Congress Trump’s acquittal is invalid: “He’s not mentally competent to stand trial”

Depressive Realism

header image: 15-year-old Kayla Alford expelled from Kentucky Christian school for posting this photo of herself with rainbow birthday cake on Facebook by Julie Reshe  edited by O Society Jan 15, 2020 I remember being depressed. It was a frightening state of mind that seemed to go on indefinitely. The very idea of waking up … Continue reading Depressive Realism

No tricks. No mantras. I just want to learn how to do nothing: My quest to stay still

Rather than filling every spare moment with distractions, could I find a way to be at ease in my own company? by Sam Delaney edited by O Society Dec 27, 2019 When I gave up alcohol four and a half years ago, I found I had a lot of extra time on my hands. Hours that … Continue reading No tricks. No mantras. I just want to learn how to do nothing: My quest to stay still

Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

The Impeachment Iceberg continued by Chauncy DeVega edited by O Society Dec 22, 2019 Wednesday night, Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives. Trump will now — perhaps after some delay — be put on trial in the Senate, where he will then be acquitted by Republicans who have sworn personal fealty to him. … Continue reading Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

What is Human Nature? 10 Findings from Psychology Reveal Humanity Can Be Good at Heart

by Matthew Warren edited by O Society Dec 12, 2019 Last year we published a list of ten psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature. Research has shown us to be dogmatic and over-confident, we wrote, with a tendency to look down on minorities and assume that the downtrodden deserve their fate. Even … Continue reading What is Human Nature? 10 Findings from Psychology Reveal Humanity Can Be Good at Heart

Dopamine Fast

https://youtu.be/vl-44jDYDJQ by O Society November 29, 2019 When I first heard "Dopamine Fast," I figured they're finally giving people an IV and a pole to wheel it around behind you where ever you go. Get rid of your phone, skip the middleman, and get yer Dope fast, faster, fastest - Thanks for playing! Seems what's … Continue reading Dopamine Fast