THE NARCISSISTIC SUPPLY

Today success is defined not as result of talent but of social networking. Social media is creating a youth culture of digital narcissism, this is what I mean by narcissistic supply. Children are the physical manifestation of their parent’s unresolved issues. The Great Depression and War-Era generation prioritized economic security and raised their children to …

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GENERATION Y

Generation Y is not a consumer label, but a social entity defined by a given mindset. In Spain they are called Generación Ni-Ni, a demographic driven by national economic ruin into a limbo of neither work nor study – ni trabaja, ni estudia. In Norway they are called Generation Serious for their lack of hedonistic tendencies and …

THE GRANDIOSITY GAP

Regardless of how successful they become, narcissists end up being abject failures either in reality or in their minds, because the Grandiosity Gap can never be bridged. Delusions are persisting beliefs in something untrue. They usually involve the misinterpretation of perceptions and experiences. In reality these situations are either not true or highly exaggerated. People …

THE OTHER

The stranger is the menace, the incomprehensible, the unpredictable, THE OTHER. It attracts and repulses you at the same time. We can describe the other as the unknown hidden persona inside each one of us. Other, is the state of being different from and alien to the social identity of a person and to the …

POST – SOVIET

The russian post- soviet generation started to grow around Moscow in the ’90 and is still spreading now more than ever before. The Soviet idea of youth was completely sterile, limited to portraits of wide-eyed adolescent heroes from socialist murals. Young people of the 1990s were the first generation to live a life radically different …