“For the clinical dilemma, I mean I think I have less to say about the privacy, but it does seem that getting a clearer handle on first of all what it is we mean by solvent, and in particular separating the metaphorical uses from some more fundamental sense which I still think is completely connected to the more metaphorical uses, but it is more than just a more extreme version of the kind of change we talk about in the metaphorical case but something where there’s a real loss of integrity, what that amounts to and then thinking about various interventions.

I mean I guess the question that I would add to privacy and to these clinical dilemmas is the question that Amy brought up about forcing interventions and what is it that you are threatening when you threaten someone’s self.”
– DR. SCHECHTMAN
http://bioethics.gov/cms/node/661

transcipt:meeting 8 session 8

the psychological definition of “self”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychology_of_self

pictorial, situtational representation of concept:
http://humanplanet.com/timothyallen/wp-content/gallery/buzludja/bulgaria-timothy-allen-01.jpg

Now intersect the above discussion with One Boring Old Mans post “naked emperors or heros…”
http://1boringoldman.com/index.php/2012/06/15/naked-emperors-or-heros/

and you have the problem-much of the research itself is inherently flawed by manipulating the data to begin with..

All of this “research” has implications for millions of people who will have to deal with this tradegy on a very personal level
http://1boringoldman.com/index.php/2012/04/27/the-future-of-an-illusion-i/
http://1boringoldman.com/index.php/2012/04/29/the-future-of-an-illusion-ii/
http://1boringoldman.com/index.php/2012/05/01/22797/

“An illusion is not the same thing as an error; nor is it necessarily an error. …we call a belief an illusion when a wish-fulfilment is a prominent factor in its motivation, and in doing so we disregard its relations to reality, just as the illusion itself sets no store by verification.”
Sigmund Freud: The Future of an Illusion 1927

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