Healing the political psyche

Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of the progressive Jewish magazine Tikkun, understands that a bipolar personality disorder has afflicted our nation. We see everyone and everything in terms of conservative versus liberal, or religious right versus secular left. Whether one prefers the dominant conservative manic euphoria or the subdominant liberal depression, our untreated national neurosis creates an unhealthy situation for ourselves and our relations.

 

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