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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

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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

Kirjoituksia Elokuvataiteesta

We Are What We Do by @TeacherToolkit

This week I spoke in three key stage 3 assemblies at school. 508 more words


"Is your country your mother or your father?"


Two Kinds of Text

Please feel free to respond, but see if you can keep your commentary moored in the two things we read for today. 1,126 more words

Fragments Of Frank Moretti

Erich Fromm: Why have we subordinate the economic machine?

Erich Fromm:

“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”

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