Articles by Diane Perlman, PhD

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President Biden, Our Commander in Grief
Diane Perlman, PhD | Medium - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

24  Feb 2021 – I may not love everything Joe Biden does, but I love that he held two public ceremonies to remember and mourn US Covid deaths on January 19 and February 22, marking 500,000 deaths. I doubt whether Biden was adequately appreciated for the emotional brilliance, depth of meaning and healing power of these rituals.

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Is Transcendence Emerging from Trump’s Impeachment?
Diane Perlman, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2021

The storming of the US Capitol on Jan 6 was a wake-up call. Several Republicans changed their votes and certified Biden. This bubble-bursting moment separated “the men from the boys.” Johan Galtung always said he hates the US empire but loves the US republic. May we in the US emerge from this averted coup as the republic that he envisioned.

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Amidst Opposition, the Nuclear Ban Treaty Becomes International Law
Diane Perlman, PhD | Medium - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2021

Today, January 22, 2021, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) finally enters into force. The “Nuclear Ban Treaty” prohibits states parties from developing, testing, stockpiling, manufacturing, possessing, transferring, or threatening to use nuclear weapons. The full text of the Treaty IS HERE.

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Psycho-Covidology: Induced Helplessness and the Exploitation of Fear
Diane Perlman, PhD - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jan 2021

We don’t know the actual death rate because the CDC combines death rates from pneumonia, influenza and COVID-19 (PIC). Doctors report that they are instructed to list people dying from other causes, some with Covid-19 as dying from Covid-19. “Probably never before in history has anything or any event mixed fact, fiction, fear, and confusion like the COVID-19 pandemic.” – Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD

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Living Rights: Making Human Rights Come Alive
Diane Perlman, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Dec 2020

I am pleased to announce the publication of Living Rights: Making Human Rights Come Alive–Activity Book and Journal on Amazon as an Ebook and Print on Demand, just in time for Human Rights Day, December 10. 

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A Call to Apply the TRANSCEND Method to the Middle East Conflict
Diane Perlman, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2019

Before the UN Conference on a Nuclear Weapons [WMD] Free Zone in the Middle East

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The Psychology of Splitting, Traumatizing, and Abusing Families
Diane Perlman, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2018

Mental health professionals are gravely concerned about the known effects of the cruel and inhumane policy of tearing children away from their parents who have made extraordinary sacrifices to protect them. We are horrified as we helplessly witness our government inflicting psychological damage upon vulnerable people.

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Open Letter to Trump – Blueprint for Greatness
Diane Perlman, PhD - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2016

I am post-partisan and outside the boxes. Your outside-the-box tendencies and pragmatic business skills can enable you to transcend incompatible contrived categories which impede deep understanding, enlightened policies and capacity for progress. As a political psychologist interested in reversing cycles of violence and retaliation, I can envision this possibility.

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The NPT and the Nuclear Power TRAP
Diane Perlman, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 May 2010

For 40 years, there is virtual, unquestioned acceptance of nuclear energy, with frequent and automatic repetition of the mantras –the “inalienable right” to “peaceful uses” of nuclear energy, the “the third pillar” throughout the speeches. The belief in nuclear power is so deeply and widely held that it may seem outrageous to even question it.

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