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Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase Resisting Authoritarianism with a Life-affirming Agenda: A Psychoanalytic Perspective Branches of Orgonomy and a Question to our Readers Progress in the Juvenile Justice System Fascistic Irrationalism <br /> “Let There be Peace on Earth”
 
Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

WILHELM REICH DOCUMENTARY FILM PROJECT:   In Production Since January 2015 in the United States and Europe   Now Seeking Finishing Funds for Editing & Post-Production   In the fall of 2014, "Phase One:  Production" of this documentary was funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $187,002 from hundreds of supporters in North America, South [...]

Resisting Authoritarianism with a Life-affirming Agenda: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Resisting Authoritarianism with a Life-affirming Agenda: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Editor’s Note: I met Andreas Peglau quite by accident at the Reich exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Vienna in 2007. With excitement he showed me a page from Bertholt Brecht’s personal copy of Reich’s “Dialectical Materialism and Psychoanalysis” with Brecht’s marginal notes. We chatted, swapped email addresses, and thus began an on-going relationship. We [...]

Branches of Orgonomy and a Question to our Readers

Branches of Orgonomy and a Question to our Readers

Orgonomy grew in the womb of psychoanalysis. Dr. Reich considered his work as an extension of Freud’s libido theory. Freud proposed three major psychoanalytic theories: Libido theory (the theory of psychosexual energy). Topographic theory (the theory of the conscious and the unconscious). Structural theory (the theory of the id, ego, and superego). Freud’s students one [...]

Progress in the Juvenile Justice System

Progress in the Juvenile Justice System

Wilhelm Reich had personal experience with the American prison system when he was incarcerated at Ellis Island, New York, in 1941 – 1942; in Danbury, Connecticut, for twelve days in 1957; and finally in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he died in 1957. Upon release from his detention as a suspected “enemy alien” at Ellis Island from [...]

Fascistic Irrationalism <br /> “Let There be Peace on Earth”

Fascistic Irrationalism
“Let There be Peace on Earth”

“Let There be Peace on Earth” The atrocities that we are witnessing today–the destruction of cities, mass murders, people fleeing war-torn countries for unknown destinations–have recurred throughout history and are not much different from the atrocities that Reich described during both World Wars. Reich explained that this violence and destruction was a consequence of denying [...]

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project: Edit Phase

07 May 2016

WILHELM REICH DOCUMENTARY FILM PROJECT:   In Production Since January 2015 in the United States and Europe   Now Seeking Finishing Funds for Editing & Post-Production   In the fall of 2014, "Phase One:  Production" of this documentary was funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $187,002 from hundreds of supporters in North America, South [...]

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Resisting Authoritarianism with a Life-affirming Agenda: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Resisting Authoritarianism with a Life-affirming Agenda: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

06 April 2016

Editor’s Note: I met Andreas Peglau quite by accident at the Reich exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Vienna in 2007. With excitement he showed me a page from Bertholt Brecht’s personal copy of Reich’s “Dialectical Materialism and Psychoanalysis” with Brecht’s marginal notes. We chatted, swapped email addresses, and thus began an on-going relationship. We [...]

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Branches of Orgonomy and a Question to our Readers

Branches of Orgonomy and a Question to our Readers

26 February 2016

Orgonomy grew in the womb of psychoanalysis. Dr. Reich considered his work as an extension of Freud’s libido theory. Freud proposed three major psychoanalytic theories: Libido theory (the theory of psychosexual energy). Topographic theory (the theory of the conscious and the unconscious). Structural theory (the theory of the id, ego, and superego). Freud’s students one [...]

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Progress in the Juvenile Justice System

Progress in the Juvenile Justice System

19 February 2016

Wilhelm Reich had personal experience with the American prison system when he was incarcerated at Ellis Island, New York, in 1941 – 1942; in Danbury, Connecticut, for twelve days in 1957; and finally in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he died in 1957. Upon release from his detention as a suspected “enemy alien” at Ellis Island from [...]

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Fascistic Irrationalism <br /> “Let There be Peace on Earth”

Fascistic Irrationalism
“Let There be Peace on Earth”

30 January 2016

“Let There be Peace on Earth” The atrocities that we are witnessing today–the destruction of cities, mass murders, people fleeing war-torn countries for unknown destinations–have recurred throughout history and are not much different from the atrocities that Reich described during both World Wars. Reich explained that this violence and destruction was a consequence of denying [...]

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Orgone Energy: Theoretical and Practical Implications

Orgone Energy: Theoretical and Practical Implications

07 December 2015

The following is a transcription of the lecture given by Dr Kevin Hinchey at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference on April 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. When Harry called me couple months ago asked me to present I was a little reluctant, I am not a scientist, I am not a [...]

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Bill Cosby and Paraphilia: A Psychological and Orgonomic Analysis

Bill Cosby and Paraphilia: A Psychological and Orgonomic Analysis

25 September 2015

William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr., the American standup comedian, actor, author and activist, has been an icon in American show business and brought laughter to millions of people during the many years of his television career. However, beginning in 2013, allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced when several women accused him of drugging and raping them [...]

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The Future of Orgonomy

The Future of Orgonomy

21 August 2015

The following is a transcription of the lecture given by Dr. Morton Herskowitz at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference on April 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. The essence of life as I have learned is change and one of the first things that struck me as I walked into this room [...]

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Who was Wilhelm Reich and what is orgonomy?

Who was Wilhelm Reich and what is orgonomy?

30 July 2015

The following is a transcription of the lecture given by Dr Harry Lewis at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference on April 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. I’m pretty much the only orgonomist working in New York City these days; which tells you something about the state of Orgonomy! But there are [...]

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Wilhelm Reich’s Social and Political Insights

Wilhelm Reich’s Social and Political Insights

29 June 2015

Presented at the Institute for Orgonomic Science Conference, entitled: “Science, Love and Society: an Introduction to Orgonomy, the Work of Wilhelm Reich” University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, April 11, 2015 I’ve been studying Wilhelm Reich’s social and political thought for the last ten years. Here is some of what I’ve learned. Wilhelm Reich was a [...]

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Dr. Herskowitz’s Speech in IOS 2015 Spring Conference

Dr. Herskowitz’s Speech in IOS 2015 Spring Conference

13 May 2015

I think that the discovery of emotional armoring is one of the most important discoveries in the history of psychiatry. I think that it reaches places that have never been reached by therapy before. I think it does things to people that has never been done before, I don't think it's a cure it all [...]

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Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957)

02 March 2015

Editor's note: The following is a concise but informative biography of Dr. Wilhelm Reich's life and work, originally published by the Institute for Orgonomic Science (IOS) on their website, http://www.orgonomicscience.org. We would like to express our gratitude to the IOS and to Dr. Philip W. Bennett, author of the biography, for granting us permission to [...]

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