Tuesday, March 08, 2011

The Dark Side of Positive Thinking

Think there isn't a dark side to positive thinking? Think again. Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking:

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Well worth the time to watch to the end. It puts a new spin on all that "Power of Positive Thinking" crap that we've been culturally saddled with forever -- well, since the early 50s -- but which got a whole new life with the ascent of the I-Got-Mine-So-Fuck-You generation.


SuLee said...


I love Ehrenreich's books.

Plus...I got quite a few new key "phrases" to use as I write to my Rethug Representative here in OH about the idiotic "Heartbeat" bill, ultimately designed to outlaw abortion, for any reason, in OH.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, this bullsh@t starts in grade school and really gets cranked up by the time you're in college. It's always the players with everything that tell those with nothing that they can somehow "will" themselves to win...