• However, I think these four characteristics of self-delusion and addictive relationships (in my mind the same as dysfunctional relationships) offered by Howard Halpern (in " How To Break Your Addiction to a Person ," not to suggest either of your are "addicted") begin to ask the right questions that both of you need to answer. (beliefnet.com)
  • But when you idealize traits that are causing you much difficulty, or if your idealization is blinding you to ways the relationship is being harmful, then this idealization becomes a malignant self-delusion. (beliefnet.com)
  • Variant: There is nothing easier than self-delusion. (wikiquote.org)
  • Google has sent itself a memo as part of an ongoing effort to perpetuate the self-delusion that it's the world's most open company. (theregister.co.uk)
  • Richard Dawkins is author of The Selfish Gene, voted The Royal Society's Most Inspiring Science Book of All Time, and also the bestsellers The Blind Watchmaker, Climbing Mount Improbable, The Ancestor's Tale, The God Delusion, and two volumes of autobiography, An Appetite for Wonder and Brief Candle in the Dark. (penguin.co.uk)
  • Speaking at the Shift 2016 conference in London on Tuesday, he said that there are three major misconceptions clouding the industry: "All of these delusions have one thing in common: they take a little bit of truth and then they distort it and they exaggerate it and they torture it to the point at which it does our marketers more harm than good. (businessinsider.com)
  • Capgras delusion is a psychiatric disorder in which a person holds a delusion that a friend, spouse, parent, or other close family member (or pet) has been replaced by an identical impostor . (wikipedia.org)
  • In one isolated case, the Capgras delusion was temporarily induced in a healthy subject by the drug ketamine . (wikipedia.org)
  • It is generally agreed [ citation needed ] that the Capgras delusion has a complex and organic basis [ definition needed ] , and can be better understood by examining neuroanatomical damage associated with the syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first clues to the possible causes of the Capgras delusion were suggested by the study of brain-injured patients who had developed prosopagnosia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Si «Rust & Gold » (2017, microqlima) laissait libre cours aux explorations virtuoses, pour « uplifters » l'esprit de bidouillage a dû reprendre le dessus, de l'époque où ils s'inventaient avec trois fois rien dans le confort modeste d'une chambre de bonne en banlieue parisienne. (spotify.com)
  • [ 1 ] He also wrote that, since the genuine or 'internal' 'criteria for delusion proper lie in the primary experience of delusion and in the change of the personality [and not in the above three loosely descriptive criteria], we can see that a delusion may be correct in content without ceasing to be a delusion, for instance - that there is a world-war. (princeton.edu)
  • Defects in these fundamental brain mechanisms can vitiate perception, memory, bodily agency and social learning such that individuals with delusions experience an internal and external world that healthy individuals would find difficult to comprehend. (nih.gov)
  • Then we identify neuropsychological anomalies that could produce the unusual experiences that may lead, in turn, to the delusions in our battery. (jhu.edu)
  • Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies is a 2009 book by the theologian, philosopher, and cultural commentator David Bentley Hart. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the author of the Unspeakable Truths Trilogy comes Versifed Delusions, the fourth book of poetry from Ofira Sephiroth. (lulu.com)
  • The second book of poetry in the Versified collection, Versified Delusions includes eighty-eight poems within five chapters. (lulu.com)
  • Delusion is a classy book by a classy writer. (macmillan.com)
  • The book is loosely connected to Snares and Delusions, my debut novel. (goodreads.com)
  • One of the series - The Oh My God Delusion - was chosen as Ireland's favourite book in Eason's 125th birthday poll. (penguin.co.uk)