Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Updates to the DSM-V. Instead of falling in love with his own image in a pond, today’s narcissist gazes adoringly at his own Facebook page. A pathological condition affecting a growing portion of the global population, Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is rooted...
Post-Crash FascismPlanning for the apocalypse.

Post-Crash FascismPlanning for the apocalypse.

Planning for the apocalypse. Climate change is happening faster than initially predicted, and its impacts are already upon us in the form of more extreme weather events, desertification, ocean acidification, melting glaciers and incrementally rising sea levels. The...
A Simpler, Freer Life

A Simpler, Freer Life

Insights from Thoreau for the coming year. “Let us consider the way in which we spend our lives,” Thoreau began one of his essays, noting that since time was short he would “leave out all the flattery, and retain all the criticism,” as was his way. “What is it to be...
Culture Rot

Culture Rot

America’s real enemy within. America has a long list of enemies – Al Qaeda, Iran, North Korea, China, Venezuela, hackers, WikiLeaks, financial sabotage – but these are mere blemishes on the surface of the apple. Instead of maintaining 1000 military bases overseas and...