Now I've got you, you son of a bitch & other media-friendly ways to fight
Mapping things we all recognise in the news & elsewhere onto the framework of Transactional Analysis
Health warning: includes potentially controversial speculations about the psychology behind some news events.
Before the paywalled fun stuff, an invitation to the Rarely Certain Chat space, where the first two threads are open to non-payers too. Please introduce yourself and contribute ideas. Today’s thread is about midwit beliefs.
Hope to see you there sometime.
(Readers with access to the Chat already can also find a new thread today. I didn’t want to spam inboxes with a separate announcement)
If you aren't already au fait with the principles of Transactional Analysis (TA from here on) this piece may seem to make sense, without really making sense.1
Happily,has recently published a three-part introduction to TA. Read each one first (no paywalls), because Rob's clear account of the principles renders another recapitulation pointless.
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