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Dr. Hans-Joachim Maaz: From Democracy to the Dictatorship of Irrationality

Irrationality is the last attempt to save a wrong life. That is our current social situation! A democratic society must be anchored within the soul and the relationship. An external democracy requires adaptation, which must be compensated, eg. For example, through promised prosperity and social security for all.

If this compensation is lost, the only politically enforced democracy loses its power of persuasion and the hitherto promising adjustments become questionable. This will reactivate all formerly only compensated self-estrangements. This is the birth of irrationality as the last attempt to rescue a wrong life. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Maaz: Specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy, specialist in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy / psychoanalysis. 

From 1980 to 2008 Chief Physician of the Department of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine at the Diakonie-Krankenhaus Halle / Saale. Chairman of the Choriner Institute for Depth Psychology and Psychosocial Prevention. Chairman of the "Hans-Joachim Maaz Foundation Relationship Culture" The other lectures from the Wissensforum 2018 will follow shortly ...