The neo-liberalist mindset, beloved of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan and current conservative governments, believes worth can be measured only by the marketplace.
It’s creating a society of winners and losers – one where cruelty is rationalised and empathy regarded as weak. According to leading UK psychoanalyst David Morgan, the consequences are visible in therapists’ waiting rooms.
A week before he gives the keynote address at the Freud Conference in Melbourne,
Dr Morgan tells Phillip about the ’emotional toxicity’ caused by neoliberal thinking.
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