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October 2015

SARTRE ON: Bad Faith

Jean-Paul Sartre’s concept of ‘mauvaise foi’ or ‘bad faith’ is central to his philosophy. It’s a phenomenon of not being honest with ourselves and therefore, of undermining our chances of fulfilment. Please subscribe here:…

SARTRE ON: Bad Faith

Jean-Paul Sartre’s concept of ‘mauvaise foi’ or ‘bad faith’ is central to his philosophy. It’s a phenomenon of not being honest with ourselves and therefore, of undermining our chances of fulfilment. Please subscribe here:…

The Achievements of Impotence

Impotence has been turned into a major medical problem and diagnosed as a psychological mishap of the first order. But it is also a very intriguing phenomenon that could throw a flattering light on its sufferers. Please subscribe here:…

The Achievements of Impotence

Impotence has been turned into a major medical problem and diagnosed as a psychological mishap of the first order. But it is also a very intriguing phenomenon that could throw a flattering light on its sufferers. Please subscribe here:…

The Wisdom of Pessimism

Pessimism is generally equated with a grumpy and immature kind of mood. But it is in fact at the origin of wisdom – and can even leave us feeling surprisingly cheerful. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our…

The Wisdom of Pessimism

Pessimism is generally equated with a grumpy and immature kind of mood. But it is in fact at the origin of wisdom – and can even leave us feeling surprisingly cheerful. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our…

POP CULTURE: Better Celebrities

It’s easy to criticise modern societies for being ‘celebrity obsessed’. But the problem isn’t an interest in celebrity, it’s the sort of celebrities paraded before us. We don’t need no-celebrities, we need better-celebrities. Please…

How to Get Angry a Lot

It’s remarkably easy to spend most of one’s life in a blind rage. So much of existence is, after all, infuriating. But there are other options to be painfully and slowly learnt. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you…