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Lars Tornstam on Gerotranscendence

 Lars Tornstam (1943 – 2016)

My 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

Paul Edwards, “The Meaning and Value in Life”

In “The Meaning and Value of Life” (1967) Paul Edwards (to whom we have already been introduced) notes that many religious thinkers argue that life cannot have meaning unless our lives are part of a divine plan and that at least some humans achieve eternal bliss. Continue reading Paul Edwards, “The Meaning and Value in Life”

Breaking news – Illegal for women to end unwanted pregnancy – Religious fanaticism prevails!

The USA now joins a list of countries that includes: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Bahrain, BangladeshEl Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, IraqKiribati, Libya, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Papua New GuineaParaguayPhilippines, Senegal, SomaliaSouth SudanSri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Continue reading Breaking news – Illegal for women to end unwanted pregnancy – Religious fanaticism prevails!