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“the panic of complete isolation can be overcome only by such a radical withdrawal from the world outside that the feeling of separation disappears, because the world outside, from which one is separated, has disappeared.” – ..The deepest need ..is ..to overcome ..separateness, to leave the prison of ..aloneness. 14 more words

Erich Fromm

Trendscendance: Moving Beyond Conformity

The holiday break in between the Fall and Spring semester has given me ample time to explore the various shopping malls with my beloved. We pursued the abundance of products, musing over what we saw and gasping at the prices. 1,309 more words

Psychology

Books Review: Love's Prophet

Sometime in 2009 I read Erich Fromm’s To Have or To Be?. In it Fromm criticized the materialistic values and consumerism common in the US throughout the twentieth century and argued that if people did not change that Human happiness would be thwarted. 584 more words

Psychology

Variations on Desire

Carving veinously, multiplicable fingers ran their course over my framework the way the tide brings the convolutions of the intercoastal waters through the marshy grasses: I let the hard, DC water bring atonement. 1,955 more words

Crisis

The Only Constant is Change - Heraclitus

Many of us fear change. Change is scary                                                                               because the outcome is usually unknown. We try to keep things the same – our appearances, thinking, behaviors, activities, etc. 156 more words

Meditations

Macro versus micro

February 18, 2015

I’ve been very critical of efforts to conduct true, long-range, strategic intelligence. I am not going to list all of my references here, but they’re easy to find. 476 more words

Competitive Intelligence

Variations on Desire

Carving veinously, multiplicable fingers ran their course over my framework the way the tide brings the convolutions of the intercoastal waters through the marshy grasses: I let the hard, DC water bring atonement. 1,846 more words

40 Rules Of Love