All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘wilfred bion’
The Breeze of Freedom
One of my colleagues recently left her long term residence in China and is now living in a country that …
Transforming and Managing Anxiety: I. The Nature of Containment
In this essay I look specifically at the derailment into authoritarianism and at the multiple ways in which this derailment can be avoided—in favor of the construction and engagement of a wide variety of containers that enable the transformation to take place. It is in the identification of viable containers that we begin to find the pathway toward true freedom.
Authority, Identification and Nationalism: The Future of Freedom in Estonia
Authoritarianism was evident in the passivity of Estonian men and women as learners and as architects of their own personal and collective futures during the early1990s. Like many Eastern European countries (and many other countries for that matter) Estonia has traditionally been ruled by authoritarian hierarchies imposed from outside. What about today?