The Competition for Power

How do we gain power? What is power? Is there a difference between personal power and power over others? Why do we need any kind of power? All interesting questions. As a lead in, let’s start, on a slight tangent, by talking about what I like to call the so-answer-response. The so-answer-response can be given [...]

Games of The Fragile Ego

As a comfortable follow on from yesterday's post, it’s most appropriate now, to talk more about how the ego seeks to boost and protect itself. Defensiveness is potentially the most obvious method of protection. Being antagonistic, contradictory and generally argumentative, are common forms of defence. The ego must do this in order to protect what [...]