This looks like a highly provocative and paradoxical title, and so it is. What we present here is an outworking of Ofer Zur’s article (2006), The Pathology of Victimhood. Nigel Pocock Zur argues that the tendency to ignore the psychology of victims arises from a fear of […]
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What do we mean by ‘success’? Do ethnic minorities have a problem achieving this, compared with the population as a whole? Are there things that block the way to ‘success’ in a secular culture, and how can this be achieved? Nigel Pocock While the notion of ‘ethnic […]
Putting off the tasks we find most unpleasant is only natural. But it can lead to behavioural disorders, and become a habit that takes over the most important aspects of our lives.
Presented like this, this sounds like a ridiculous question. Aren’t ‘cure’ and ‘healing’, synonyms? One author at, least, thinks not, and for important reasons. There are significant differences between these terms. Nigel Pocock ‘Cure’ is seen as symptomatic of western culture. It is associated with immediacy. ‘Healing’ is […]
The people of this neighbourhood in Bogota and the nomadic tourists observe, by surprise, when they look up into the sky, the figures in glass and latex of Jorge Olave. Armando Orozco Tovar This neighbourhood, old and located in the centre of the capital of Colombia, is […]