Agreeable Burden (William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1895)
I have touched on this topic before, but advancing age and the finitude of life has caused me to think about this again. A few months ago my post “On Belief and Skepticism,”
elicited this response from a reader: Continue reading When Should We Argue?
Wilhelm Wundt (seated) with colleagues in his psychological laboratory, the first of its kind.
Let me begin by stating unequivocally that we are all flawed psyches; we are all damaged, we all deviate from psychic harmony. The world is full of damaged psyches. Continue reading The World is Full of Damaged Psyches: You Will Live Better if You Avoid Them
Will & Ariel Durant in their later years
As readers of this blog know the historian and philosopher Will Durant is one of my intellectual heroes. He was not only a great scholar but a wonderful prose stylist and a good and decent man. Continue reading The Words and Wisdom of Will Durant