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OUR CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Bad-conscience, Superego, Freedom: how much are these three things intertwined? Our Superego gives us a bad conscience, a sense of what should be done that we are not doing – it inspires an action. 691 more words

Philosophy

IF YOU’RE HUMAN AND YOU KNOW IT, USE YOUR MIND

Nietzsche called consciousness our most fallible organ[i], yet despite its inaccuracies it is really the defining element in what it is to be human, and in its constant dialogue with the unconscious and its struggle to be conscious of the non-perceivable, consciousness embodies the amazing complexity of the condition of being human. 183 more words

Philosophy

A Review of At Ganapati’s Feet: Daily Life with the Elephant-Headed Deity, by Janyananda Saraswati (David Dillard Wright)

David Dillard-Wright is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at University of South Carolina, Aiken. He has a broad range of interests in the philosophy of the mind, bioethics, meditation (authored the book, 5-Minute Mindfulness and others), and in his latest book, he describes his experience and interest in Hindu ritual and meditation. 958 more words

Being Fully Human

New Digital Series: Thru the Net

For the past few months I’ve been reading Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time with a friend. What’s fascinated me is how revolutionary his idea of being-in-the-world really is—not just vis-à-vis the philosophical tradition but even now, both philosophically and in our “everyday world” assumptions. 25 more words

Art And Photography

Publication Date for Re-humanizing Medicine: November 28, 2014!

Here is the front cover of the book, exciting to see it start to take form after so many years working on it…

Here is the… 259 more words

Being Fully Human