Posts from the ‘Philosophy of pain’ category

Sampling the inner voice

Nice piece in The Atlantic today, The Running Conversation in Your Head.  “Language is the hallmark of humanity—it allows us to form deep relationships and complex societies.…

Upon our arses

The Imposter Syndrome The School of Life has a brilliant little video on The Imposter Syndrome – that ‘crippling thought that people like us couldn’t possibly triumph given what…

The cave

Plato’s cave “Plato imagines agents chained to a wall, able to see only the shadows cast as events unfold in front of a flickering fire. The imprisoned…

Consolations of Camus

“Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.” “It is…