Heartbeat

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Melody Emmett

Resurgence of grief

“Every time they cage a bird the sky shrinks. A little.”
– Jeremy Cronin from the poem For Comrades in Solitary Confinement

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Columns
Melody Emmett

Trump, the Zondo Commission & malignant normality

The American psychiatrist, Robert Jay Lifton, coined the term “malignant normality” to refer to a degenerative social phenomenon in which large numbers of people view reality through the skewed lens of a political leader and even adopt his traits.

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Heartbeat
Melody Emmett

The lies we believe

By Melody Emmett

Philosophers and social analysts are questioning how the values we learn from the meritocratic system we live in contribute to anxiety and depression.

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