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8. Male Hysteria

Hysteria (based on the Greek word for Uterus) a Freudian term used to describe psychological symptoms. Sensory, motor and disassociative illnesses in his patients. Female patients. Freud a 19th Century man with all the associated prejudices of that time. Mental … Continue reading

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7. Therapy Session

This is a Therapy Session from the Radio 4 Programme the Archers.       Entertainment as Therapy? Therapy as Entertainment? Do you imagine a therapy session is like this? Is your therapy session like this? Are you a therapist? Is this your … Continue reading

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6. The Price

The Price is a Henry Miller play about two brothers. One chose to care for their Father, the other to escape and forge a succesful career. It takes place in the deceased Father’s loft where one brother is trying to … Continue reading

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5. Litima

Litima is a Ugandan word for an overwhelming anger that compels an action of grabbing or taking. The idea is that this adolescent sexual male energy needs redirecting away from bad behaviours towards women. It is useful to have older … Continue reading

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4. Purpose

Arthur Schopenhauer‘s philosophy states that getting what you want will not make you happy. But not trying for what you want will not make you happy either. No Win. If you get what you want your purpose is over: futility … Continue reading

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3. Bass Players

The History of the Bass Guitar is filled with unknown pioneer bass players who were not content to use the instrument as a drum support. But created a back beat and melodic bass line together. James Jamerson was the Motown … Continue reading

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2. Women this Week

Fiona Bruce on Question Time, Teresa May and Brexit, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beating the Democrats, & Andy Murray supporting women in tennis. Women on the front line of politics. Women this Week News is when women are intelligent, tough, & successful. … Continue reading

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1. Urban Fresh Air?

London Mayor Sadique Khan is introducing an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London covering the present congestion zone this April 2019. Then eextending the zone in Autumn 2021 to the North and South Circular Roads. Or the Whole of … Continue reading

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52. John Broadhurst

John Broadhurst murdered his partner. This fact is overlooked by the idea that his partner deserved it. Liking rough sex, and sending her pics to other men, meant that John Broadhurst could not be prosecuted for murder but (wo)manslaughter. He … Continue reading

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51. David Hume

Do we need David Hume reluctant philosopher more than ever? Not as famous as others he was an ordinary man leading an ordinary life. But that example not easily sold and packaged is why we might meed him more than … Continue reading

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