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Fran Shure: Obedience to authority, George Orwell, and mindless 9/11 conformity

Broadcast Monday, March 10th, 10-11 a.m. Central (1500 GMT) on, archived here. Note: subscribers can listen to shows on-demand before they are broadcast – and also get free downloads! If you are a subscriber, just log in to the members area of and go to the “Private Blog” to get early access to the shows.  Therapist Fran Shure wonders “Why Do Good People Become Silent—or Worse—about 9/11?” Her series on this critically-important topic is a must-read! Part 1 Why Do Good People Become Silent—or Worse—about 9/11?    Part 2: Diffusion of Innovations Part 3: Obeying and Believing Authority…


Psychologists: Nation handling 9/11 abuse trauma “surprisingly well”

Collective Abuse Committee members celebrate unanimous findingsthat Americans are handling 9/11 well The Collective Abuse Trauma Committee of the American Psychological Association will soon issue a report concluding that the American public has handled the trauma of watching their own leaders murder 3,000 of their fellow citizens on live television, and then get away scot-free, “suprisingly well, considering the circumstances.” “Typically, victims of abuse on this scale are completely devastated,” explained Dilbert Digglehole, a psychoanalyst who heads the Abuse Trauma Committee. “They may find it hard to hold down a job or make lasting friendships, lose the ability to work…