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Freud and the Evening News - The Madness Within

A cursory glance at the evening news reveals a picture of humanity violently at odds with itself. The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, the violent advance of ISIS in Iraq, and the Israeli attacks on Gaza show the continued influence of nationalism and religion as conduits for violence and hatred. 1,526 more words

Personality Disorders

Letter 9

Dear Katherine,

A recurring theme of our letters, which I previously labelled as ‘failure,’ but that we’ve also described as ‘a field and not a path,’ and can be likened to the undesirability of the snail, came to mind today when I read this article… 1,839 more words

Hvorfor bruke tid på å fordype seg i noe?

Hvorfor bruke tid på å fordype seg i litteratur?

På nettsiden til Time magazine finner vi nå en artikkel som heter: Reading makes us smarter and nicer… 928 more words


Bored? Good. Why boredom is the key to happiness.

Boredom… a good thing? Did I just see your jaw drop and screw your face up in confusion? But seriously, when was the last time you were 100% bored? 666 more words

Thoughts And Opinions.