Social Angst

78 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2019 Last revised: 29 Dec 2019

Date Written: December 1, 2019


Discussion of a scientific general theory of psychology built by applying Ashby tools as the paradigm for all social science. Extension to the spiritual model of humanity as the normal science arising from the paradigm. Application of the spiritual model of humanity establishes diversity intrinsic to individual freedom and social angst intrinsic to diversity.

Social angst emerges as a crucial driver of behavior in free societies.

Conclusion: Self-disciplined management of our social angst the price of freedom.

Keywords: paradigm for psychology, understanding suicide, human spirituality, causes of human mood and conduct, psychology and the second law

JEL Classification: A10, A11, A12, A13, A14

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