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History of Madness – Track 16

Audio Track 16:  Discussing the criteria of “madness”. Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  They were rediscovered after his death by chance and some sections of the tapes were partly recovered. This post is the … Continue reading

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History of Madness – Track 10

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  This post is the tenth audio track.  More audio tracks will follow. Track 1:  The beginning of History of Madness lecture course He surveys the idea of madness “as … Continue reading

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History of Madness – Track 8

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  This post is the eighth audio track.  More audio tracks will follow. Track 1:  The beginning of History of Madness lecture course He surveys the idea of madness “as … Continue reading

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History of Madness – Track 5

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  This post is the fifth audio track.  More audio tracks will follow. Track 1:  The beginning of History of Madness lecture course He surveys the idea of madness “as … Continue reading

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The Revolution of Corrective Counseling

[Editor: This is one of the last pieces of my father’s writings] [Editor: HyperLinks added] [Pillars of Madness] This revolution revealed to those who cared to look that every successful method of corrective counseling owed its success, not to the factor … Continue reading

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Defending One’s Self

DEFENDING SELF EACH PERSON WANTS HIS OR HER WORTHINESS VALUED IF IT IS NOT VALUED, THEN THE PERSON FEELS SHAME WHEN A PERSON FEELS SHAME, THAT PERSON DEFENDS SELF BY EMPLOYING A SAFEGUARDING ROLE AND A DISTRACTING RITUAL AND, IF … Continue reading

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The Premise of Madness

The Premise of Madness The following is one of Dr. David West Keirsey’s last distillations of his work on “Madness”.  Even I forget that he even included the method of intervention. “Though this is madness, yet there’s method in it” — … Continue reading

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