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Editorial Opinion: What Are We Missing? Is There A Moral Judgment in Psychiatry as Well as Mental Illness?

  title={Editorial Opinion: What Are We Missing? Is There A Moral Judgment in Psychiatry as Well as Mental Illness?},
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
How can we more formally define good and evil? My esteemed colleague Stanley Krippner PhD has suggested to me “that something is ‘good’ if it is life-potentiating and helps people manifest the potentials with which they entered this world. Something is ‘bad’ if it is life-depotentiating and blocks their potentials. Of course, culture plays a critical role and often what is ‘good’ in one culture is ‘bad’ in another culture. Good and evil are seen and interpreted through the lens of culture. The… 

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