I recently watched Life Itself, the documentary about the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert (1942 – 2013). It has a rotten tomatoes score of 100% among top critics. Continue reading The Life and Death of Roger Ebert
Lars Tornstam (1943 – 2016)
My recent post, Summary of Maslow on Self-Transcendence, elicited many thoughtful comments. One reader, Dr. Janet Hively, suggested that self-transcendence is connected with aging, writing, “people gain experience and wisdom as they grow older, reaching the age for generativity toward the end of life.” She also suggested that I look into the theory of gerotranscendence, Continue reading Lars Tornstam on Gerotranscendence
Pandora trying to close the box that she had opened out of curiosity. At left, the evils of the world taunt her as they escape. The engraving is based on a painting by F. S. Church.
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of men. Continue reading The Case Against Hope