Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: Philosophy

Let Waiting and Boredom Be Your Guide

Waiting and boredom have been the bugbears of my life. Maybe yours too. I hate them both. It’s been a surprise just how wildly...

Thank goodness that’s over: preferring our pains to be past

Recent research from the Centre for Time at the University of Sydney undermines a widely held assumption that our preferences about the temporal location...

How to Psychologize Unwisely

Weaponizing for personal advantage. Posted May 18, 2020 A little knowledge is a dangerous thing and a lot of knowledge can be still more dangerous....

Why We Seek Closure

Suppose you go through a painful breakup. There are different ways to frame what’s happened. You can view the entire relationship as a failure...

Crisis-Management, A Ancient-Style

The belief that we can control our feelings by controlling our thoughts is both the most simple and also the most radical premise on...

Intimacy in the Face of Death

I once knew a couple whose young son was dying. The parents refused to talk with him about it. Perhaps this would not have been a...

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Let Waiting and Boredom Be Your Guide

Waiting and boredom have been the bugbears of my life. Maybe yours too. I hate them both. It’s been a surprise just how wildly...

Thank goodness that’s over: preferring our pains to be past

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