Tag Archive | projection of evil

The Stranger & the mirror: How looking inward changes our cultural paradigm towards outsiders


Dear readers, I recently reread Albert Camus’ iconic novel, The Stranger. It struck me as I was reading that Meursault’s detached personality and precise, yet objective truthfulness would probably place him somewhere on the autism spectrum today. As most people know, the bizarre cultural mindset of the time in which the novel is set (1950’s […]

Promote Peace: Accept Evil and Chaos as Part of Our Nature


Hello readers, I have long been interested in the root of scape-goating, bullying, and evil itself in human behavior.  Understanding humanity’s search for meaning and survival in a brutal and unpredictable world is a fascinating, and sometimes discouraging pursuit.  For all of the technological progress we have made collectively, we still predictably place blame for […]