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Thoughts on the “is sickness”: ‘going out of my mind’, ‘bark shock’, depression, and other things

There is something which I call the “is sickness”.  This name comes from the “is” (I have spoken of this in an article called “Thoughts on the pre-self, primal self, world self, post-self, and the greater self“).  The “is sickness” is a particular … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the experience of war: ‘Battle trauma’

As a child I was brought up with the image of WWII.  A big part of my childhood was playing “war”.  Me and my friends would make models of tanks, artillery, and such and have a ‘war’ in the backyard, … Continue reading

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