In his book, Death and the Afterlife, Samuel Scheffler offer two imaginative thought experiments in an attempt to understand our attitudes toward death and meaning.
© Darrell Arnold– (Reprinted with Permission) http://darrellarnold.com/2018/07/16/on-tyranny/ In bite-sized chunks of two to eight (short) pages Timothy Snyder, the Levin Professor of History at Yale University, offers a practical guide to understanding and possibly averting tyranny. [In his new book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.]
“Philosopher in Meditation” Rembrandt, 1632, Musée du Louvre, Paris. It is hard to control our minds. Obsessive, unclear, unwanted, and destructive thoughts continually invade our minds causing fear, anxiety, indecision, anger, and depression. Sometimes we seem powerless to prevent this invasion.
What’s It All About? Sylvia Jane Wojcik / December 31, 2021
(Some books authored by Richard J. Blackwell.) I just found out that my graduate school mentor, Richard J. Blackwell, died last month. He was 92. Here is an obituary with a photograph. I have kept in touch with him regularly through the years, but