Archive for December, 2015

Philosophy Thursday: Mozi

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Mozi on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Mozi on the Famous Philosophers.com website on August 1, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Mozi (Mo-tzu, c. 400s—300s B.C.E.) on the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Mohism on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Mozi on Wikiquote.

Click Here to Read: Mozi in with English translation  by W. P. Mebon the Chinese Text Project Website. (more…)

Is It Asking Too Much to Love Your Neighbor as Yourself?

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Is It Asking Too Much to Love Your Neighbor as Yourself? Romantic, idealistic Christianity says no. Sober, practical Judaism says yes by Philologos on the Mosaic website on December 30, 3015.

From Parable of the Good Samaritan by Jan Wijnants, 1670. Wikipedia.

Will Self’s Kafka Journey: A Prague Walking Tour

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Will Self’s Kafka Journey: A Prague Walking Tour from London Review of Books (LRB) on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Franz Kafka’s badly healed wounds, Review of Kafka: Die frühen Jahre by Reiner Stach, Reviewed by Carolin Duttlingner in The Times Literary Supplement on June 24, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Viewing Franz Kafka Through Lens of his Sexuality Is Repressed Homosexuality Key To Understanding Work? By Peter Ephross in The Jewish Daily Forward on June 10, 2013. (more…)

The year in popular music

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The year in popular music on the World Socialist Web Site on December 30, 2015.

Chris Stapleton [by CAWylie]

Writer’s Wednesday: Bernard Malamud

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Bernard Malamud on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Interviews: Bernard Malamud, The Art of Fiction No. 52 Interviewed by Daniel Stern in the Paris Review in the Spring 1975 #61 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Bernard Malamud Biography on the World Encyclopedia of Biography Website.

Click Here to Read: With Greatest of Ease: Revoew of The Natural By Bernard Malamud Reviewed by Harry Sylvester in The New York Times on August 26, 1952. (more…)

Why women should not marry a psychoanalyst

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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Upon waking, a woman said to her husband, “I just dreamt that you gave me a necklace of pearls. What do you think it means?”

The man smiled and kissed his wife. “You’ll know tonight,” he softly whispered.
That evening, the man came home with a small package which he gave to his wife. She jumped up and embraced him, and then settled on the couch to slowly and delicately unwrap the package.
It contained a book entitled, “The Meaning of Dreams”.

We Are Torturing New Mothers and Then Wondering Why They Are Mentally Ill

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: We Are Torturing New Mothers and Then Wondering Why They Are Mentally Ill on DavidWolef.con

What Happened, Miss Simone? No Rest For A Love-Starved Girl

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: What Happened, Miss Simone? No Rest For A Love-Starved Girl by Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Programs Expand Schizophrenic Patients’ Role in Their Own Care

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Programs Expand Schizophrenic Patients’ Role in Their Own Care by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on December 28, 2015.

Frank was suicidal at 17. Two years later he attends college makes his own treatment decisions.
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