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Subject: [Nietzsche] U.N. Seminar: Power,



U.N. Seminar: Power, Domination and 
Fantasies of Omnipotence

Presentation by Richard Koenigsberg, Ph.D.

Thursday, June 26, 2008, 1:00 PM
815 Second Avenue (one block West of United Nations near 43rd Street)
Sponsored by: Ignatius University & Syrian Orthodox Church in America

Contemporary discourse imagines that power emanates from "up above." But why
do people elevate other human beings into positions where they have the
capacity to dominate, oppress and perform acts of violence? This seminar
explores the human desire to create and support powerful leaders: how
political realities are constructed in order to actualize fantasies of


This presentation-sponsored by Ignatius University 
and its Dean, who is Ambassador to the United Nations-will be attended by
representatives of NGOs at the UN.

A few additional places are available for people who 
wish to attend. Permission is required. Please send an email to
or call 718-393-1081.

Library of Social Science Websites Currently Feature the Following Online
Publications by Richard Koenigsberg:

*	Awakening from the <>
Nightmare of History: Psychological Interpretation of War and Genocide
*	Dying
<>  for One's
Country: the Logic of War and Genocide
*	Nations <>
are Immortal Bodies
*	Warfare and <>  Truth
*	Zizek, Norman <>  O.
Brown, and the Psychology of Culture

Richard Koenigsberg is an author, lecturer and teacher focusing on the roots
of collective forms of violence. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology
from the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research. He is a
Faculty Member of the Institute for the Study of Violence at the Boston
Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. New editions of his books-Hitler's
Ideology: Embodied Metaphor, Fantasy and History and The Nation: A Study in
Ideology and Fantasy-recently have been released by Information Age


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