Presented by Thomas Singer, M.D. on July 15, 2017
This second lecture Dr. Thomas Singer focuses on the current crisis of American society, government and leadership, as seen through the lens of the cultural complex theory which Dr. Singer has developed over the past decade.
Drawing from our current political situation, Dr. Singer discusses the work he has done on Trumpism and invite participants to contribute their own ideas to the discussion of cultural complexes in contemporary life.
Thomas Singer, M.D., is a psychiatrist and Jungian analyst in private practice in San Francisco. He is the editor of a series of books which explore cultural complexes in different parts of the world, including Australia (Placing Psyche), Latin America (Listening to Latin America), Europe (Europe’s Many Souls), and North America (The Cultural Complex). He is currently working on a book about cultural complexes in Asia. In addition, he has edited Psyche and the City, The Vision Thing, co-edited Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche, and co-authored A Fan’s Guide to Baseball Fever. Dr. Singer currently serves as the President of ARAS which explores symbolic imagery from all cultures since the beginning of human history. His most recent article, “Trump and the American Selfie” appears in A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump.