All parents want their children to have access to a solid education as well as a social and professional network to ensure a good start to their adult lives. But how can otherwise intelligent individuals justify breaking legal and moral boundaries to achieve this?
Taste me, you will see More is all you need Metallica, Master of Puppets
The idea of the ‘addictive personality’ is false. Every person’s mind is susceptible to addiction if it is not properly guided, and any experience can become the object of addiction. Understanding addiction requires understanding two types of thought: discriminateand indiscriminate. The latter type is responsible for the phenomenon of addiction.
Ingratitude, more strong than traitors’ arms, Quite vanquish’d him:
Shakespeare, The Life and Death of Julius Caesar (III.ii)
While people’s attention is preoccupied with political in-fighting and accusations of treasonous behavior, a more insidious traitor continues to subvert individual well-being and collective harmony: ingratitude. Read More ›
The search for meaning is a powerful motivator in human life. A life devoid of meaning feels empty and oppressive. And a collapse of meaning is potentially destructive as pathological beliefs and behaviors can rush in to fill the void. But what is meaning in this context, and how is it generated? Read More ›
The natural desire for intimacy, whether platonic, familial, or romantic is a powerful driving force. However, a poor understanding of genuine intimacy can lead us to dependency and dissatisfaction. Read More ›