Might the popularity of Buddhism in the West be a response to rising positive maladjustment?
As I read The True Believer, it struck me: I’m reading a book about the unilevel disintegration of TPD’s Level II. And this fits pretty well with my experience working in movements.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
An old favorite book of mine is all about what happens to people who stubbornly think for themselves, and go through positive disintegration in the process.
The pressures on women both to be perfect moms and to achieve professionally can fuel negative disintegration. And it’s the third factor, not leadership gurus, that can help solve that.
Is it possible to create an environment that intentionally cranks up person’s excitability, even if they weren’t overexcitable to begin with? Continue reading Guest Post: TPD Glasses and Tear Gas
Adam Grant misses the mark when he throws out authenticity and then tries to speak for nonconformists. Continue reading Reclaiming Authenticity from the MBAs