Category Archives: Life in general

Thoughts on the control of money and the problem of “pressure” in life with remarks about “personhood”

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I saw some teenagers and a thought came to me of some advice I would like to of given them.  The more I thought about it the more interesting it got.  I started off by … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how to watch the news media with remarks about problems associated with news media

Recently, I have thought a lot on the news media and how one should watch it.  This has been prompted especially by the nonsense, panic, and hysteria that surrounds President Trump recently (see my article “Thoughts on a media-induced mass … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “historical body” – sensing the “past self”

In a recent conversation I said something interesting.  I was talking to someone who made this statement, “I don’t reflect much on my past . . .” and it made me think of this: For me, I feel its important to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on villainizing

Here’s a thought I had: I have often been fascinated, and disgusted, by villainizing.  Its a weird mentality that seems particularly prevalent in the U.S. (though I’m sure its all over the world, in varying degree’s and forms).  Interestingly, we are seeing this quite … Continue reading

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Thoughts on boredom and depression – the importance of the self’s need for projection

Some time ago I found myself bored.  This made me think about it and what it was.  It also got me talking about some other things, such as depression.  Here are some of my thoughts: PROJECTION OF THE SELF Normally, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘life irritation’ – aspects on the burden of living

Recently, I found myself irritated.  There was “something” that was irritating me.  I asked myself, “what irritates me?” and got an interesting reply.  I said: “Life irritates me”  In other words, the fact of being alive has an irritating quality.  There … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the idea of mortality – the “identity gap”, the “threshold self”, and the “identity gap/pre-self tendency”

While thinking about death and dying the other day I said something interesting: “The problem with the idea of dying is that I do not have the idea of mortality in my identity.” After I said this, I began to reflect on … Continue reading

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