Viktor Emil Frankl M.D., Ph.D. (1905–1997) was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. He was the founder of logotherapy, a form of Existential Analysis, and author of Man’s Search for Meaning, which has sold over 12 million copies.
BY THE NEW YORK TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD Donald Trump’s re-election campaign poses the greatest threat to American democracy since World War II.
There are two ideas in Marcel’s philosophy, in addition to those considered in my last post, that I would like to discuss briefly—the importance of creative fidelity and of hope.
Arthur C. Brooks recently published “The Three Equations for a Happy Life, Even During a Pandemic” in “The Atlantic.” I generally don’t like his work as he is a religious and political ideologue. He was president for a decade of the ultra-conservative American Enterprise Institute, and he was converted to Catholicism after he believed the Virgin … Continue reading Arthur C. Brooks: “Three Equations for a Happy Life”
Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be George Packer’s “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs. When the virus came … Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”