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A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern, by Daniel Burston

The Pillar of Fire: Psychoanalysis and Religion

Ever since my undergraduate days, I’ve been interested in the relationship between psychoanalysis and religion, delving deeply into the competing perspectives of Freud and Jung, and later, of Erich Fromm, Erik Erikson, and R.D. 1,845 more words


Is Love an Art? Erich Fromm / Peter Seelig

IS LOVE an art? Then it requires knowledge and effort. Or is love a pleasant sensation, which to experience is a matter of chance, something one “falls into’ 5 if one is lucky? 1,596 more words


Worshipping False Gods-Leadership?EQ?Success?Meaning?

Rajesh K. Jha

It is a powerful scene from the Clint Eastwood directed Invitcus (2009). The biographical sports drama film on the life of Nelson Mandela depicts his efforts to realise the dream of a nation which has just emerged from the traumatic experience of apartheid. 2,852 more words

Random Ramblings

Character Sketch

As this semester is drawing to a close, Professor Geoffrey Blowers, who is teaching Personality Psychology course, asked us to write a paragraph of ourselves starting with our names while giving a lecture on George Kelly’s theories.  919 more words

Random Thoughts

Erich Fromm: On Narcissism

Narcissism is an orientation in which all one’s interest and passion are directed to one’s own person: one’s body, mind, feelings, interests… For the narcissistic person, only he and what concerns him are fully real; what is outside, what concerns others, is real only in a superficial sense of perception; that is to say, it is real for one’s senses and for one’s intellect. 345 more words

Opinion Leaders

What's YOUR Solution to this Classic Test?

Life Lesson #17: Think Outside the Box

Today’s lesson was inspired by Erich Fromm (a German Psychologist) who said “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” What you’re about to read is story about a puzzle test you’ve probably seen before, but with a new twist – a solution you may never have imagined…and most importantly a challenge to you to come up with one even better! 1,501 more words

Life Lessons

On Loving and the Seizure of a Balsamean | The Balsamean

On Loving and the Seizure of a Balsamean (3/7/2015) – Balsamea’s new veterinarian, Dr. Nick Sherman summed up the change when he said of Buddy, Prince of Balsamea, “He’s a seizure dog now.”  That was the night he gave me a supply of phenobarbital, because Buddy had four general (i.e., … … 7 more words

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