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The Sadomasochism of Everyday Life

A psychological structure or function that is created to meet the demands of one environment — the world of childhood — can outlive its usefulness and become maladaptive in another — the life of the adult.

—John Munder Ross, The Sadomasochism of Everyday Life

Scott Barry Kaufman (born June 3, 1979) is an American cognitive scientist, author, podcaster, and popular science writer. His writing and research focuses on intelligence, creativity, and human potential. Most media attention has focused on Kaufman’s attempt to redefine intelligence. (Wikipedia)

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