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
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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
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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“Only if man masters society and subordinates the economic machine to the purposes of human happiness, and only if he actively participates in the social process, can he overcome what now drives him into despair–his aloneness and his feeling of powerlessness”