In search of authentic human values in the perspective of transpersonal psychology. The Italian news in recent months has brought some disturbing news about the world of childhood and adolescence. Was the focus of the media, the young killers of their parents, for reasons of inheritance, "baby killers" and rapist of teenage girls? On emotion evoked by these events, numerous and disparate efforts have been made by several parties, to interpret the phenomenon from a sociological, psychological and psychiatric. Such behavior should be regarded as highly unusual and deviant, or represent only the extreme expression of a "continuum" that leads to them? Phenomena of youth most widespread and frequent, as behaviors, the addiction, violence, individual or group, as affecting in modern industrial society? Especially in youth, as frequently investigated and discussed, as is the related physiological adolescent identity crisis and what can be correctly attributed to our cultural models of development and integration with society? There is a crisis of epochal model of family? What role it could play in these phenomena of youth deviance? Probably can never fully describe and analyze phenomena so uneven and changing so quickly, such as customs and styles of social behavior by adolescent's, in modern industrial societies. Some sociological data may, however, be useful tools for reflection, for those who as parents or for carrying on professional activities, such as teachers, psychologists, doctors, come into daily contact with this population.
[...] Causes discomfort to a subsequent age youth, are also the unintended pregnancy, maternal or calculated for ulterior motives, the hidden or blatant illegality and the social incompatibility between spouses or interruption of the career of their parents, and too early age of parents and family disintegration, with or without recovery of a family, often a source of further emotional distress. For a misunderstood sense of humanitarianism, also, increasingly, mentally ill or with serious physical illnesses are encouraged or assisted procreation, with sometimes disastrous consequences. [...]
[...] Indeed, in this perspective, the origin of suffering is existential in the escape from reality, in the rejection of the truth in attacking the individual self and a MIO, often oppressive and excessive. The origin is probably existential distress in the inordinate desire to become selfish and ownership of material goods and identification with them, and violent rejection of sharing and participation, as a result of a deep illusion, that of an individual if a stand separate from the others and the world in which we live. [...]
[...] The spiritual, it's with them and are inherently imbued with a scale of values essentially an alternative, compared to that which can be defined, common. The need for conversion, the need to teach a doctrine of spirit and a path of redemption, shall, for all humanity, in every historical period and in every civilization, the prevalence and social and deep motivate each individual of economic values, and aimed primarily related to personal well-being, often pursued to the detriment of those of others or the collective. [...]
[...] In the social area, overcoming selfish individual, couple, family clan, the nation, which is the key to the realization, as values of life, the ideals of solidarity, partnership working, peace, love and non-violence, it can therefore only occur as a result of an inner revolution, which lies in a greater awareness and more inclusive of its natural origin. All this has little abstract. You've never seen in nature, among animals, unfortunately, even among humans, a mother feeding her offspring with hardships, sacrifices unprecedented, even fasting; do not you yourself responsible welfare of your children than your equipment, with total ease of mind? [...]
[...] Lacking, at times, adequate preparation and proper motivation of teachers in addressing the many sensitive issues and the many problems of emotional growth and social maturation of adolescents and the young, which is often left to himself and does not receive adequate emotional support and socio-relational, or in the family or in school. The same preparation imparted in the school records, more often than not, completely useless for proper training and subsequent employment. Thus, in addition to an undoubted increase in juvenile crime, we should not forget the increasingly difficult possibility of an appropriate entry into the world of work, at the end of the school. [...]
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