Category Archives: Human Movitation

A Message To MGTOW Pt 3: The Women Who Torture Me

In this third installment of a series intended to cleanse my inner MGTOW, we will move from pain to humor, feminism to humanism, but the repeated theme is this: things are not always as they seem and can even be … Continue reading

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Defending A Life Of The Mind

Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. -Mathew 10:16 My last post, “Against A Life Of The Mind,” warned that pursuing a life of the mind is … Continue reading

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Against A Life Of The Mind

“Wisdom is knowing what to overlook.” -William James I recently published a post criticizing an article titled “Philosophy: A Diseased Discipline,” which offered as “wisdom” the suggestion that we would do well to overlook most of philosophy, as it is … Continue reading

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Emotional Terrorism–Towards A Workable Definition

Preamble ‘Emotional Terrorism’ is a great term, but it is in danger of losing all meaning and utility precisely because of the grand scope of its potential applicability or aptness. This post is an attempt to pin down a good … Continue reading

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Hypoactive Sexual Disorder

I recently read this article on ‘sex’ and ‘normality.’ It was very interesting and I agree with quite a lot of it, as well as the general tone and perspective. Therefore, all that is left for me to do is … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Probably Leave The US To Its Own Divisiveness

In the wake of the recent media circus surrounding the Zimmerman case, as well as the discussions I’ve tried to have about it with friends, I am finding my bafflement and misanthropy slowly turn into clarity and resolve. I want … Continue reading

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The First Hipster: Rejected ‘Cool’ Before That Was Even ‘Hip’

The wiki article on hipsters claims that they didn’t exist before the 1990’s, but I beg to differ. The first hipster was Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) and perhaps, being first, we might avoid an oxymoron when calling him an “authentic hipster.” … Continue reading

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Some Reflections On The 2013 Julian Jaynes Conference

I just returned from West Virginia where I was privileged to attend the 2013 Julian Jaynes Conference, which I am hoping will put Bicameral Studies on the map as a potential source for a new synthesis in psychology/psychiatry. What an … Continue reading

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The Cult of Reluctant Celebrity

I love the idea of a meritocracy, but I think it should simply be divorced from self-promotion, self-advocacy, and salesmanship. I want to start a “cult of reluctant celebrity,” for there is nothing wrong with celebrity, per se, so long … Continue reading

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Freeze Sucka! Pt 2 – Two Kinds Of Fear

I recently ran into a discrepancy in the research on the human adrenal response: some sources suggest that the weak-kneed feeling is caused by tons of blood rushing away from your head and core and towards your large muscle groups, preparing you … Continue reading

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