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Om boken “Suveränitetens pris – en kritisk studie av självhjälpslitteraturen” av Jonas Aspelin kan man läsa:

“Vilken människosyn ligger egentligen bakom mycken självhjälpslitteratur? Det har pedagogen Jonas Aspelin undersökt.

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Empathy Deficit


In 1664, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, or Molière as he was better known by his stage name, wrote a theatrical comedy which dealt with the themes of hypocrisy and charlatanism. 630 more words


The Truthful Pose

It is so important to stay honest in yoga practice. When yogis and yoginis are not honest with themselves about their abilities they can risk injury or disappointment. 465 more words


Self-deception: A threat to philosophizing

Self-deception–what is it? It seems to be rather like lying to oneself, but how does one do that? You can lie to others, but it beggars the comprehension to fathom how one could pull off the trick of lying to oneself. 498 more words

Philosophical Counseling

Missing the point

I heard about a woman telling her friends about the value of a first-aid class she had completed. ‘Just yesterday, she said, ‘I was driving down the main street when I heard this awful crash. 126 more words


The Soul's Conflict With Itself.5

The prior post in this series may be found here

In the fifth chapter, Sibbes begins to consider the “remedies” for a downcast soul. First, he notes that we must “reason the case” and speak to our dejected soul. 583 more words


Over-Confident People Are Seen as Smarter, Even When They're Not

Turns out “fake it till you make it” is actually real. A new study found that over-confident students were more likely to be perceived as smart by their peers, regardless of their actual grades. 210 more words