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Is Madness Always a Mental Illness? – Nietzsche and the Divine Mania
Referring to the individual who descends into the depths of the mind, Nietzsche wrote: “He enters a labyrinth, and multiplies a thousandfold the dangers that life in … Read More ›
Nietzsche and Madness – A Descent into the Depths
In January of 1889, the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche went mad. One year later, Nietzsche’s friend Peter Gast visited him in a mental asylum in … Read More ›
Carl Jung’s Method of Self-Development – The Path of Individuation
“. . .when all is said and done, our own existence is an experiment of nature, an attempt at a new synthesis.” Carl Jung, … Read More ›
The Manufacturing of a Mass Psychosis – Can Sanity Return to an Insane World?
“The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce … Read More ›
The Mass Psychosis and the Demons of Dostoevsky
“Man does not make his ideas; we could say that man’s ideas make him.” Carl Jung, Freud and Psychoanalysis Ideas are the seeds of … Read More ›
Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and the Herd
Find the video and full script to this podcast here: https://academyofideas.com/2017/01/nietzsche-and-morality/
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Mechanical but Insightful
A concise, well-researched and scripted series that loses points for an excess of formality and its monotonous, mechanical performance. Still very well done.
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