Envy, Madness and True Reality – Dr Norberto Keppe

This video series is absolutely phenomenal at diagnosing the root causes of human insanity, which is envy.  Envy is directly related to the concept of equity, since envy attacks that which is good in order to bring everybody back down to the same equitable level (equality of outcomes). In this interview, the brilliant Brazilian psychoanalysts, Dr. Norberto Keppe and Dr. Cláudia Pacheco, remind us of the human pathology that lies behind our problems. […]
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The Psychology of Envy and Social Justice

“Our envy of others devours us most of all.” (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Gulag Archipelago) Stretching back to the time of the Ancient Greeks, countless philosophers have contemplated the nature of envy, or what Immanuel Kant described as the “tendency to perceive with displeasure the good of others.” (Immanuel Kant) Those who have written about envy, be it Aristotle, Aquinas, Adam Smith, Schopenhauer or Nietzsche, have all come to a similar conclusion […]
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