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Flight of Ideas

Although experiencing “flight of ideas” in of itself is not a mental disorder, it is a symptom of those with bipolar disorder. All that mania and energy needs to be channeled somehow- it is best used in creative endeavors. 319 more words

Bipolar Disorder

like Lord of the Flies, mannn! @ Evergreen college

I forgot already how I heard about this. I think it was obliquely referenced in Rensin’s excellent piece about the end of the world. 1,372 more words


Denison University: A Liberal Arts Take on the Arts

Goldilocks knew what she wanted; it wasn’t too big and it wasn’t too small. “Just right” for her was in the middle. Many young artists and their families are searching for that same middle ground. 630 more words


Session Eight: Richard Bulliet on the History of the World

Here, in the eighth lecture of his course, The History of the World, Richard Bulliet discusses Greece and Iran (1000-30 B.C.E./ India, 1500 B.C.E.-550 C.E. Part I).

Arts & Letters

Frustration in Modern Society

Frustrated?  Anxious?  Busy?  Angry?  Exhausted?  Welcome to modernity.  The modern psychic condition is distraught, distressed, frayed at the edges.  A crisis may loom around every corner.  815 more words