Tag Archives: Dreikurs

Let’s Try Saying “Americans” Instead of “America” – A Lesson from Canadians

On the fourth of my trips to Adler’s Vancouver campus last fall, I came before the Canadian border officer, as I had each time before. I was ready for the questions about why I was coming to Canada, and gave… Continue Reading Let’s Try Saying “Americans” Instead of “America” – A Lesson from Canadians

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The Stupidity of Selfishness

I’m ready to rant. I suppose that my participation in the 60th Anniversary celebrations and commencement at the Adler School of Professional Psychology has crystallized my feelings about the current state of our nation and world. This will definitely be… Continue Reading The Stupidity of Selfishness

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Social Interest – Still a Challenge for Our Time

Toward the end of Alfred Adler’s life, he published a book titled Social Interest – A Challenge for Mankind. About thirty years later, his colleague Rudolf Dreikurs published Social Equality: The Challenge of Today. It seems that mankind needs to be reminded… Continue Reading Social Interest – Still a Challenge for Our Time

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Work, Justice, and Social Responsibility

Alfred Adler’s Individual Psychology views human life in terms of social connectedness, and mental health in terms of how well we are meeting the tasks of life. Adler saw these tasks as falling into three main categories: Love and intimate… Continue Reading Work, Justice, and Social Responsibility

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