Oct 29, 2019
This episode is a psychological analysis of the Joker 2019 movie
and touches on the shadow, persona, Codependent Narcissism
(One-Down Narcissism), and some broader societal issues.
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2:26 Jungian archetypes in the Joker movie
7:09 What is pseudobulbar affect, and what’s up with his laughing fits?
12:38 The scene that illustrates Arthur Fleck's main coping strategies
16:53 The similarities and differences between the Joker and the American Psycho character
22:16 The clinical definition of narcissistic personality disorder
26:57 What narcissists are capable of
31:21 How the Joker/Arthur Fleck wants to be treated
36:49 What do codependent narcissists have in common with standard narcissists?
41:54 The idealization and devaluation phases of the Arthur Fleck
47:47 Is Arthur Fleck as bad as the other people in the movie?
53:05 Understanding the quote that the Arthur Fleck kept repeating
59:19 How the Joker/Arthur Fleck views his situation from the inside
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