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Serenity

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is. ~ Thomas Szasz

Gardens

Limits on Paternalistic Government Action

Determining how much authority a government should have over its citizen’s actions remains an important quandary in both ethical and political philosophy. Thinkers such as J.S. 879 more words

Moral Philosophy

Weekend Movies - 5 Easy Pieces

Love and Mercy.  This is the best movie I’ve seen this year, in part because it has the advantage of having Brian Wilson‘s music as its soundtrack.   1,610 more words

Ayn Rand

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction:  Discipleship

Some friends gave me A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson, and I jumped right into it, but I quickly realized that this was going to be a book to savour. 1,042 more words

Shrinks - The Untold Story of Psychiatry - A Review

By Marvin Ross

Last week my colleague, Dr David Laing Dawson, provided his own personal history of prescribing psychiatric medications since he became a physician in the late 1960s. 578 more words

History Of Psychiatry