Managing the Cultural Mix III: On Personal Responsibility

By Bennie CraneViktor Emil Frankl, MD., Ph.D was Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School. He practiced what he called logotherapy, which differed from psychotherapy in that, instead having his patients lie down in a comfortable position and ask them what their problem were, he had them sit in a straight-tback chair and tell them what was wrong with them. He says that there are two kinds of people; "those that are responsible and those that are irresponsible. People that behave irresponsibly and expect the same results that they would have had, if they had behave responsibly, are insane." That is straightforward enough. Frankl continues:. "It is irr...

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