Narcissism, a semiotic interpretation

words 222 The simplest definition of narcissism is “narrow or reduced interpretation(s) of psychological signs.” This is a functional definition that provides insight into a wide range of human psychological reactions. A broad example of psychological narcissism using the above definition is alcoholism which reduces sign interpretation due both to inebriation and toxicity. Notice this definition does … Continue reading Narcissism, a semiotic interpretation

Cooperative narcissism and meta-communication

words 857 I think we can describe virtually all group cohesion as “cooperative narcissism.” Groups are pretty much all self-aggrandizing and almost all of them show callous disregard for other groups, unless they are connected in a narcissistic super-group. Sports teams are a very basic example of narcissistic groups; players and fans revel in their … Continue reading Cooperative narcissism and meta-communication

Double-bind, no-win as key to figuring out real-world narcissism

I believe I am well-suited to providing a key to figuring out if you are being tormented by a narcissist or are caught up in a narcissistic social structure, family or otherwise. My qualifications are I was uniquely incapable of figuring this stuff out for many years. Being uniquely incapable qualifies me because I really … Continue reading Double-bind, no-win as key to figuring out real-world narcissism

Narcissism, a semiotic interpretation

The simplest definition of narcissism is “narrow or reduced interpretation(s) of psychological signs.” This is a functional definition that provides insight into a wide range of human psychological reactions. A broad example of psychological narcissism using the above definition is alcoholism which reduces sign interpretation due both to inebriation and toxicity. Notice this definition does … Continue reading Narcissism, a semiotic interpretation

Cooperative narcissism and meta-communication

words 857 I think we can describe virtually all group cohesion as “cooperative narcissism.” Groups are pretty much all self-aggrandizing and almost all of them show callous disregard for other groups, unless they are connected in a narcissistic super-group. Sports teams are a very basic example of narcissistic groups; players and fans revel in their … Continue reading Cooperative narcissism and meta-communication