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  • “Everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting literary celebrity would show up, Partisan Review would make a party or I would make a party. Everybody came. And it was a really passionate intellectual life. It’s hard to imagine today, but people actually came to blows over literary disagreements,” said Norman […]

    The art of disagreement

    “Everybody gave parties. And there was a lot of drinking. Some visiting literary celebrity would show up, Partisan Review would…

  • To flourish is an act and not a state. This act is choice-worthy in its own right (Aristotle). This means that flourishing is not exclusively dependent on a circumstance (rich/poor, lockdown/no lockdown, healthy/sick), but rather a state of mind, no matter the circumstance. A living example for me was my grandmother. She had a rudimentary education, […]

    Emotional Wealth in Times of Economic Depression

    To flourish is an act and not a state. This act is choice-worthy in its own right (Aristotle). This means…

  • For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their lives, and drown, powerless, in their own despair…– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Edmund Husserl Image under the CC license By Arturo Espinosa Edmund Husserl, a German philosopher established the field […]

    Prozac Nation

    For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their…