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Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and the Herd
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Is a Mass Psychosis the Greatest Threat to Humanity?
“All one’s neighbours are in the grip of some uncontrolled and uncontrollable fear. . . In lunatic asylums it is a well-known fact that patients … Read More ›
Why Caring What Others Think Breeds Mental Illness
“Put up with being laughed at on occasion; look around you, and give yourself a good shaking to find out who you really are.” … Read More ›
Why are So Many Men Psychologically Infantile?
A man can’t go out the way he came in…a man has got to add up to something! Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman In … Read More ›
How Civil Disobedience Safeguards Freedom and Prevents Tyranny
“Monsters exist, but they are far too few in number to be truly dangerous; the most dangerous monsters are ordinary [men and women] ready to believe and … Read More ›
The Psychology of Joy – 3 Antidotes to Suffering
“The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.” Edward Young, Virtue’s Apology Some people pass from birth to death with … Read More ›