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  • Capitalism Delusion Disorder (CDD)

    Capitalism Delusion Disorder (CDD)

    Capitalism Delusion Disorder (CDD) is a psychosocial societal disorder attributed to extreme and out of control capitalism that is accepted as normative. CDD is based on the underlying foundations of greed and selfishness. Originating and mostly found in the United States. Historical Biblical reference to the love of money as the root of all evil.…

  • Forensic Mental Health: A Proposed Solution

    Forensic Mental Health: A Proposed Solution

    With drive by and wave promises, politicians have done little to address the problem of how the mentally ill and the homeless end up recycling through jails and our criminal justice system. The best solution is an immediate structure providing resources. It has been more than a decade when then-current LA sheriff Lee Baca, in…

  • GENERATION ME- Has an American Culture of Excess Created a Global Culture of Narcissism?

    GENERATION ME- Has an American Culture of Excess Created a Global Culture of Narcissism?

    Journalist Yasmine Tanres interviewed Dr. Jay Slosar on the news and debate platform Erupt Now. Yasmine and Slosar delve into the societal factors driving cultural narcissism. They address how the worsening trends in cultural excess define society today and how cultural narcissism influences us. Dr. Slosar also identifies the surprisingly positive and productive aspects of…

  • Criminal Justice: Five Steps to Depolarize American Society

    Criminal Justice: Five Steps to Depolarize American Society

    The recent bill and rare accomplishment passed by Congress, called the First Step Act, reduces sentencing and allows a fairer and balanced approach to the immense problems in our criminal justice system. Discussing 5 Steps To Depolarize American Society With San Diego Deputy Public Defender>Lucas Hirsty Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5 Lucas Hirsty’s Podcast…

  • Delusional Society:  Us vs. Them

    Delusional Society: Us vs. Them

    Delusions and paranoia often go together. Delusions seem to be more noticeable and evident today. This is especially so with groups like Q Anon but the delusions can also be milder and not so extreme. This video is to help support a discourse on different types of delusions and to allow for how best to…

  • Ordinary Americans: Technology and Paranoia 2.0

    Ordinary Americans: Technology and Paranoia 2.0

        “Don’t look back something might be gaining on you,” said Satchel Paige, a legendary baseball pitcher in the 1930s and 40s who couldn’t pitch in the major leagues because he was black. After Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, Paige became the oldest rookie to play in the major leagues. He…

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