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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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Why War? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

By Robert J. Burrowes In 1932, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein conducted a correspondence subsequently published under the title ‘Why War?’ See ‘Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature’. In many ways, this dialogue … Continue reading

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Are We (Collectively) Depressed?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We need to encourage honesty above optimism. Once we can speak honestly, there is a foundation for optimism. Psychoanalysis teaches that one cause of depression is repressed anger. The rising tide of … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil of Psychopathic Intrusion in Everyday Life

By Nozomi Hayase Source: Dissident Voice In recent years, the conception of the psychopath has gained a new upsurge of interest. Popular culture’s sensational image of Hannibal Lecter in the movie Silence of the Lambs and notorious killers like Ted … Continue reading

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Marrying robots, killing with drones, and making empty selfies

by Edward Curtin Source: Intrepid Report Today everything has become a spectacle, including writing. My title probably caught your eye, as it was intended. But now I would like to tell you a personal story about a man whose brilliant … Continue reading

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Ebola News Gives Me a Guilty Thrill. Am I Crazy?

By Abraham Riesman Source: Pacific Standard What it means to feel a little excited about the prospect of a horrific event. Folks speak blithely about their guilty pleasures. But if you get a little thrill when you contemplate the worldwide … Continue reading

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