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Deconstructing the psychology of those who chose to support hillary clinton



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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, born October 26, 1947, is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a United States Senator for New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of the 42nd President, Bill Clinton, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. | ©1969 Richard Phibbs | Related: Secretary of State, Senator, Bill Clinton.

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Psychology, ideologies and politics

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Psychology, ideologies and politics

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[Comments] I do not have a great deal of time for psychology, though I have surfed some of the foundational material for the methodology. For the most part I find it to be reductionist and overtly complicated. For the purposes of framing a response to your question, however, I have drawn from a combination of Jungian perspectives and various spiritual / metaphysical perspectives. I have respect for Jung's work because it took him toward unconscious archetypes and alchemic transformation. Whilst it is said, mostly by psychiatrists, that psychology was spawned from psychiatry I find the Freudian methodology archaic and modern day psychiatry little more than a pharmaceutical sales force. A brief review of the DMS is sufficient to see that many of the identified disorders have been made to order. A cursory review of the etymological root of the word 'pharma' tells me all I need to know about modern psychiatry.


I have no further contribution to make regarding the field of psychiatry.

As mentioned on the previous page I don't pay a great deal of attention to psychology. I have found for the most part it is not wise to pay a great deal of attention to any word ending in 'ology' or 'ism'.

It can be stated, however, that it is from psychology that the field of transpersonal psychology has emerged. Within the paradigm of Western 'analysis' this could be categorized as progress. Within the paradigm of Eastern 'witnessing', it could be categorized as 'catching up a little.'

Analysts never really help anybody. It is a sort of adjustment. It helps you to attain a little bit of understanding about your problems, and that little intellectual understanding helps you to adjust to the society better, but you remain the same person. There is no transformation through it.
-Vernon Howard


With regard to the psychology of Hilary supporters continuing to support her after all that was revealed. Firstly, I don't see any substantive difference between Hillary or Donald supporters. I suppose psychologically one could term the continued support as 'cognitive dissonance' or simply 'denial.' To me the whole phenomenon of supporting a leader is just a mass projection. The current human condition is one that is so completely lost, so completely disconnected, not only from the very biosphere that sustains it, but also with any form of authentic inner guidance that the majority of the populace will project their hopes and frustrations upon anyone who just appears to sound like they stand for change.

Human life is only an endless illusion. Men deceive and flatter each other. No one speaks of us in our presence as he does when we are gone. Society is based on mutual hypocrisy.
-Blasie Pascal


I have no further contribution to make regarding the field of psychology.

IDEOLOGIES


With regard to ideologies. I wouldn't credit most of the electorate with thinking through any particular ideology.

Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
-Aldous Huxley


All ideologies are nonsense. There is simply a convolution of individual perspectives that sometimes correlate.

All ideologies are idiotic, whether religious or political, for it is conceptual thinking, the conceptual word, which has so divided man.
-Jiddu Krishnamurti


There will never be an ideology that holds all the populace in satisfaction as this density (3rd) of experience is dualistically distorted. In satisfaction there is always the kernel of dissatisfaction. In pleasure there is always the kernel of pain. In hope there is always the kernel of despair. In the distortion of light there is always the kernel of the distortion of darkness. And vice versa ...


Human opinions are toys for children.
-Heraclitus

I have no further contribution to make regarding the field of ideologies.

POLITICS


I am, for the most part, indifferent to politics. Admittedly, like many others, I felt a compulsion to watch much of this past U.S. election process unfold. For me it wasn't about who would win or lose but just how astonishing the chasm between political rhetoric and the reality of what can actually be accomplished by government has become.

Politics is predominantly about worldly power. I have no real interest in worldly power and therefore no real interest in politics. From some study of political science I see that political perspectives are circular in nature. Move too far to the right you end up on the left and vice versa. To me, it is really little more than a tribal wresting ring.


It is useful to remember that democracy was not created to empower the masses. It was simply allowed. If the electorate knew what most politicians get up to and what they really think of the electorate they most likely would never vote again.


The allowance of democracy was intended to placate an electorate whilst providing them with the illusion of empowerment. The election process appeals to the under stimulated Root chakra energy centers (1st density) within the electorate's consciousness whilst continuing to perpetuate the rule of those with overstimulated Root chakra energy centers (1st density). I would hypothesis that no candidate is presented to the public unless they are, in some way, handled or compromised by same rulers.


The field of presidential candidates presented to the electorate fall within a range of perspectives that are acceptable to those various groups that believe they set the agenda. Whilst these groups may consider themselves to be at the top of the hierarchical pyramid of power or at least close to it, the top of the pyramid has never been the top and a hierarchical pyramid of power is a very small piece of a very large puzzle.


TPTB really don't care who wins.

Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.
-Winston S. Churchill



Like plants, so men also grow, some in the light, others in the shadows. There are many who need the shadows and not the light.
-C.G. Jung



I have no further contribution to make regarding the field of politics.


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