A Therapy of Ideas

"Psychology ought to make us feel at home in the world and interested in it and to recognize its beauty. Anything that's beautiful, you fall in love with and anything you fall in love with, you want to keep alive. And that solves the ecological problem and the nuclear problem. You don't want to destroy …

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Love and Mercy

There may not be a word used as frequently in our day that's so lacking in a precise definition as the word Depression. Literally, to depress is to press down, which we still recognize when a doctor uses a tongue depresser to see the back of our throat. But since the latter part of the …

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Don’t Give Up

Perhaps the Greeks had it right and the common strand running through all of our lives is tragedy- of one sort or another. Often, I wonder why in these modern times, it seems so hard to acknowledge our struggles and yes, our deepest, darkest personal tragedies. Why do our lives seem to be lived with …

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