Abortion: The Perfect Ethical Dilemma

Sunday, August 19, 2018 Glendale, California   Abortion: The Perfect Ethical Dilemma The stranded lifeboat analogy, philosophers say, represents the perfect image for studying …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Why Is “Mental Health” A Stupid Phrase?

Glendale, California Sunday, August 12, 2018   Why Is “Mental Health” A Stupid Phrase? The phrase, mental health, is stupid. It accurately describes neither mental nor health well, …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Our Television President; Our Television People

Glendale, California Sunday, July 29, 2018 Our Television President; Our Television People The press conference after Trump’s Helsinki meeting with Putin offers tremendous insights …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Trump, Putin, and Malignant Narcissism

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Pasadena, California   Trump, Putin, and Malignant Narcissism Yesterday’s disastrous Helsinki summit displays Trump’s greatest gift to the world: A …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Bullshitters, Liars, and Donald Trump

Sunday, July 1, 2018 Glendale, California   Bullshitters, Liars, and Donald Trump Did you know a serious philosopher writes about bullshit? It’s true. The …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Do You Understand You’re Dreaming?

Glendale, California Sunday, June 24, 2018   Do You Understand You’re Dreaming? (Inspired by David Foster Wallace and Lao Tzu) As the typical Sunday …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

America’s Gulag for Children

Glendale, California Saturday, June 23, 2018       America’s Gulag for Children The term, Gulag, made famous by Russian novelist Alexandr Solzhenitsyn’s novel, The Gulag …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Loneliness and Freedom

Pasadena, California Tuesday, June 19, 2018     Loneliness and Freedom Regardless of why their seek their help, psychoanalysts strive to increase their patients’ …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Why Keep Church and State Separate?

Sitka, Alaska Sunday, June 10, 2018   Why Keep Church and State Separate? What most people call “mental health” may be simply viewed as …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP