A protester holds up a sign reading “Carrie Lam is not my mother”, as people demonstrate against the extradition bill and call on the chief executive to resign, in Admiralty on June 17. Photo: Sam Tsang

If Hong Kong has a mother in Carrie Lam, why is she avoiding her children?

  • According to psychoanalyst John Bowlby, children are programmed to elicit care from their primary caregivers. By avoiding the protesters who Chief Executive Carrie Lam said were like her children, she may be inadvertently provoking stronger reactions from them
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A protester holds up a sign reading “Carrie Lam is not my mother”, as people demonstrate against the extradition bill and call on the chief executive to resign, in Admiralty on June 17. Photo: Sam Tsang
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