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“A precondition for reading good books is not reading bad ones: for life is short.” -- Schopenhauer
“A precondition for reading good books is not reading bad ones: for life is short.” -- Schopenhauer

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Freud!
Do we really want clinical psychologists who know Structural Equation Modeling but not Shakespeare or Freud?     "In the opening soliloquy to Shakespeare's Richard III , Gloucester, who subsequently becomes King, says: But I, that am not shaped for sportive...
Happy Birthday, Dr. Freud!
Happy Birthday, Dr. Freud!
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"The world is in a bad state, but everything will become still worse unless each of us does his best." -- Viktor Frankl
Viktor Frankl (1905-1997)   “You may of course ask whether we really need to refer to " saints ." Wouldn't it suffice just to refer to decent people? It is true that
they form a minority. More than that, they always will remain a minority. And
yet I see the...
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Does academia suffer from a deficit of barroom brawlers?
Harry Crews, writer and professor of creative writing, University of Florida CHE "Crews poured himself into his students’ work with the same energy that he did his own . In class, he would amaze students by offering page-by-page suggestions on minor details...
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A Friend Killed in the War -- Anthony Hecht
Night, the fat serpent, slipped among the plants, Intent upon the apples of his eyes; A heavy bandoleer hung like a prize Around his neck, and tropical red ants Mounted his body, and he heard advance, Little by little, the thin female cries Of mortar shells...
A Friend Killed in the War -- Anthony Hecht
A Friend Killed in the War -- Anthony Hecht
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You're Gonna Miss This -- Trace Atkins (2007)
She was staring out that window, of that SUV Complaining, saying I can't wait to turn 18 She said I'll make my own money, and I'll make my own rules Mamma put the car in park out there in front of the school Then she kissed her head and said I was just like...
You're Gonna Miss This -- Trace Atkins (2007)
You're Gonna Miss This -- Trace Atkins (2007)
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Medical Marijuana for Heroin Addiction? Sure, what the hell.
"Dude, I'm so baked right now -- I can't even write this prescription for medical marijuana." Keith Humphries "A new drug treatment program says it has a cure for heroin addiction: marijuana. The claim has attracted national attention, but the history of an...
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Women abused in childhood prefer mates with autistic traits
This is a pretty crazy-cool study. Women who were abused as children (perhaps in part because they displayed autistic traits) were more likely to select mates with autistic traits. Which might be why autism risk has been associated with maternal child victi...
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Be Completely Honest with Everyone for the Next 3 Days
Cool study by Levine and Cohen : Participants randomized to either be kind, be completely honest, or just be self-observant (control) for 3 days. The honesty group significantly underestimated how enjoyable the experience will be. We always tell people to b...
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Michael Welner's Depravity Standard & Aaron Hernandez
President Trump's pick for assistant secretary of Department of Health and Human Services? Dr. Welner's quest to develop a Depravity Standard is based on a clear need for one in the American criminal justice system. Pacific Standard "Our justice system hold...
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Our buffered selves are closed to both the divine and the demonic
Rather than "The Enlightenment" perhaps it should be called "The Disenchantment." New Atlantis "When asked by the editors of the website The Immanent Frame to summarize the key concerns of his vastly ambitious book A Secular Age (2007), Charles Taylor wrote...
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