Date: Fri, November 29, 2013 9:44 am
Subject: Re: [psysr-disc] Thank you, Latika
Thanks, Xyz and Ljh.
I'm reminded of the "Unthanksgiving" rituals and the dynamics of 'culture change' implicit in the social experience of Thanksgiving today.
Thus when doing a "culture change" workshop challenging the present paradigm of "behavior management," I worked with a Native American clinician who was a graduate of the college where we were presenting:
Psychology should operate in awareness of "psychological anthropology" and the related concerns of 'culture' that obtain
Please let us not forget that the meaning and holiday of Thanksgiving in this country has whitewashed the wholesale genocide, slaughter and theft of land from the only true Americans, the native tribes that lived in North America for centuries.