Lord of the Flies and Society's Regression

"The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people..."

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, discusses the events of last week's attack on the Capitol, both in terms of potential causation and what can be done moving forward.

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of being a Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He has recently been leading Tikkun Olam advocacy movements on climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric TimesTM.