Dr. Bowen and Dr. Kerr discuss several possible reasons people cannot accept or adapt to new ideas. They explore questions such as: Is there something inherent in humans that predisposes them to treat their own basic assumptions as fact and does not allow them to get beyond subjectivity? How does a human, who is mostly oriented toward immediate relief of anxiety rather than consideration of future consequences, learn to postpone gratification for long-term gains?
*The transcript of this video is included since there was a technical issue that caused the video to be cutoff at 62 minutes. The transcript includes the missing 3 minutes.*
1987. 62 min.