This is a GREAT interview with Mary Pipher about what she describes as America’s biggest social taboo: Climate change. Here is just a taste:

Well, one thing I’d say to America as a client on the couch is that the amount of psychic energy it spends in denial around this urgent and terrifying issue is enormous. This resistance to facing climate change isn’t a passive process: It’s a very active process that requires us to continually disconnect from our senses, our emotions, our bodies, our friends, our neighbors and even reality.

Read the whole thing here. It’s not long but its good.

Psychologist Mary Pipher on America’s Biggest Social Taboo | Psychology Today.