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On the Emptiness of Satisfaction

Lucretius (On the Nature of Things, Book 3, 1080-85):

The trouble is that, so long as the object of our desire is wanting, it seems more important than anything else; but later, when it is ours, we covet some other thing; and so an insatiable thirst for life keeps us always open-mouthed.

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2018 Sep 23 ~ 26

“We live in an age when Jews are the wealthiest, safest & most culturally/politically over-represented group in the West – but claim they are the most victimized and we owe them mass civilizational suicide becaue of an event that it is illegal for us to question or investigate.” 5,386 more words

Almost All Of New Books Are Worthless!?

As I read more and more books, I’ve started to notice some books in the categories are saying the same thing but in slightly different words. 216 more words


My Fellow Sufferer: Schopenhauer and Buddhists on the Nature of Suffering

To a blank white fan:
Searching in earnest
Whether deep in my own heart
I have a selfish will; I find my heart wholly blank,

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Comment remédier à l'ennui : les propositions de Schopenhauer dans Parerga et Paralipomena

Arthur Schopenhauer fait partie de ces auteurs que je lis en marge. C’est-à-dire que j’ai quasiment fait le tour de ses ouvrages mineurs sans jamais trouver le courage de commencer son œuvre majeure : Le monde comme volonté et comme représentation. 1,153 more words


History of Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamics

 Antecedents of the Development of Psychoanalysis: The German Tradition and Other Influencers

The German Tradition emphasizes the importance of the dynamic activity of the mind in generating and structuring human experience. 5,528 more words

The Consciousness Instinct

The title of this post is identical to the title of an important book by Michael S. Gazzaniga. The subtitle is “Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind. 450 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data