Monica Woodruff

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Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

The Talented Mr. Ripley “The Talented Mr. Ripley” is an Hitchcockian and blood-curdling study of the psychopath and his victims. At the centre of this […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

The Revolution of Psychoanalysis “The more I became interested in psychoanalysis, the more I saw it as a road to the same kind of broad […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

The Myth of Mental Illness I. Overview Someone is considered mentally “ill” if: His conduct rigidly and consistently deviates from the typical, average behaviour of […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

In Defense of Psychoanalysis No social theory has been more influential and, later, more reviled than psychoanalysis. It burst upon the scene of modern thought, […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

The Insanity of the Defense I. The Insanity Defense “It is an ill thing to knock against a deaf-mute, an imbecile, or a minor. He […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

A Dialog about Anti-Semitism and the Fate of the State of Israel Rabid anti-Semitism, coupled with inane and outlandish conspiracy theories of world dominion, is […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

Thoughts on the Internet’s Founding Myths Whenever I put forth on the Internet’s numerous newsgroups, discussion fora and Websites a controversial view, an iconoclastic opinion, […]

Posted on November 15, 2020 In My Quirks

Children, Entitlement and God “Setting the alarm on Sunday mornings is inhuman…..God should know that!” Those were my adolescent thoughts every weekend when my parents […]

Posted on November 14, 2020 In My Quirks

Addiction to Fame and Celebrity Question: Are Narcissists addicted to being famous? Answer: You bet. This, by far, is their predominant drive. Being famous encompasses […]

Posted on November 14, 2020 In My Quirks

On the Incest Taboo “…An experience with an adult may seem merely a curious and pointless game, or it may be a hideous trauma leaving […]