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Was gibt ein Mensch dem anderen? Er gibt etwas von sich selbst, vom Kostbarsten, was er besitzt, er gibt etwas von seinem Leben.

Die Kunst Des Liebens



I learnt a new word a few weeks ago – biophilia.

I liked the idea of ‘love of life’ as a simple definition. It corresponds with I’ve been thinking about in defining Urban Nature in my writing. 171 more words

Urban Nature


Wenn das Leben keine Vision hat,
nach der man strebt,
nach der man sich sehnt,
die man verwirklichen möchte,
dann gibt es auch kein Motiv,
sich anzustrengen.

- Erich Fromm


Suffer to be happy

I’ve found myself musing recently on the idea that there can be no true happiness without suffering. On the face of things, this doesn’t seem very intuitive. 766 more words

Existential Philosophy


Erich Fromm is probably my favorite person from the Frankfurt School (though he cut ties with the members after they got jealous of his success as a writer). 6 more words


The Theory of Love

By Erich Fromm

Mature love is union under the condition of preserving one’s integrity, one’s individuality. Love is an active power in man; a power which breaks through the walls which separate man from his fellow men, which unites him with others; love makes him overcome the sense of isolation and separateness, yet it permits him to be himself, to retain his integrity. 2,520 more words

Study Materials

Kun Robin Williams kuoli

Robin Williams taannoin poistui. Nyt kun myrsky vesilasissa on laantunut, voi aihetta tarkastella sen tarvitsemalla etäisyydellä.

Tällaisilla hetkillä pitäisi kysyä useammin: Miksi? Enkä tarkoita, että pitäisi kysyä miksi Robin Williamsin piti kuolla tai miksi hän teki itsemurhan. 1,700 more words

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