Mudcat Café message #3489697 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #149881   Message #3489697
Posted By: Amos
12-Mar-13 - 06:50 PM
Thread Name: BS: Psychobabble!
Subject: RE: BS: Psychobabble!
The genus of what is being called psycho-babble is often an effort to identify the patterns and mechanisms of the mind and make up some useful labels for patterns that need to be managed or changed. THis is all well and good, but it becomes problematic when it starts being prescriptive and seeks to tell the person what he should see within his own mind. Minds are very personal constructs and all this kind of feeding does is create dependency to the degree the individual takes it on board without judgement or inspection.