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by btillier
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: The Theory of Positive Disintegration
Topic: Dabrowski Congress
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Dabrowski Congress

"The 2020 Piechowski celebration" will be held in Boston. Josh is the coordinator.
by btillier
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: unreferenced assumptions
Replies: 0
Views: 147

unreferenced assumptions

I am not going to go through this new issue point by point. When we see references to what Dabrowski said I think it's important that they be accurate and actually reflect what he published. Case in point — "Dabrowski referred to OE as “a tragic gift” to reflect the reality of life with intensity as...
by btillier
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Theory of Positive Disintegration
Topic: Is TPD elitist?
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: Is TPD elitist?

I heard people level this accusation at Dabrowski and this was his answer (Paraphrased). I am describing what I observed in terms of development. just like IQ levels vary in the population I observed personality development to vary. Again, just like IQ, it appears that the basis of this variance is ...
by btillier
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: your article on dopamine
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: your article on dopamine

It's disappointing that you are not up to answer any of my questions.
by btillier
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: transgender follow-up
Replies: 0
Views: 209

transgender follow-up

Information —not conjecture Transgender teens — those whose gender identity does not align with their biological sex at birth — now represent almost 2 percent of U.S. high school students, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That conclusion stems from the a...
by btillier
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: transgender
Replies: 1
Views: 269

transgender

You state—With the recent boom in awareness and acceptance of transgender people — from my reading, I can say awareness yes, but do you see an increase in acceptance?? I’m not sure that I do. You state—Historically, rates of regret over transition have been very low, — please provide a reference for...
by btillier
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: openness to experience
Replies: 1
Views: 265

openness to experience

The Jesse – a general comment – when is the third factor going to publish an article describing what third factor is and who is going to write it? In your article on openness in your preamble you state—Andrea Lynn explores how her high level of openness to experience, a Big Five personality trait th...
by btillier
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: your article on dopamine
Replies: 2
Views: 346

your article on dopamine

Jesse, what is your academic background? Taking a look at your article on dopamine, I have a couple of questions. Early on you suggest that you have not performed closed trials on your readership — could you explain what you mean by that? You make the statement — motivation to improve the future ste...
by btillier
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: From Contrarianism to Authenticity: Why Our Inner Selves Rebel
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: From Contrarianism to Authenticity: Why Our Inner Selves Rebel

Hi there. I just had a chance to read this article. This is not positive maladjustment. I think it would be considered a form of negative maladjustment. Here is the crux of the differentiation— the article states— Contrarianism: it’s the act of opposing popular opinions and social norms simply for t...
by btillier
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: The Embracing Intensity Journey
Replies: 19
Views: 2063

Re: The Embracing Intensity Journey

So, let me answer this question. empathy is not a product of positive disintegration. It is the result of the operation of several aspects of developmental potential. Primarily, subject object, education and oneself and autopsychotherapy. With multilevelness comes a new view of reality and of the se...