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Academy of Ideas

Free Minds for a Free Society

84 - Why an Obsession with Safety creates Sick Minds and a Sick Society
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  • 84 - Why an Obsession with Safety creates Sick Minds and a Sick Society

    “Condition for being a hero. If a man wants to become a hero, the snake must first become a dragon: otherwise he is lacking his … Read More ›

    Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 9min
  • 83 - Do We Live in a Brave New World? – Aldous Huxley’s Warning to the World

    In his 1958 book Brave New World Revisited, Aldous Huxley wrote the following:  “If the first half of the twentieth century was the era of the … Read More ›

    Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 16min
  • 82 - Is Madness Always a Mental Illness? – Nietzsche and the Divine Mania

    Referring to the individual who descends into the depths of the mind, Nietzsche wrote:  “He enters a labyrinth, and multiplies a thousandfold the dangers that life in … Read More ›

    Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 16min
  • 81 - Nietzsche and Madness – A Descent into the Depths

    In January of 1889, the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche went mad. One year later, Nietzsche’s friend Peter Gast visited him in a mental asylum in … Read More ›

    Sat, 29 May 2021 - 15min
  • 80 - Carl Jung’s Method of Self-Development – The Path of Individuation

    “. . .when all is said and done, our own existence is an experiment of nature, an attempt at a new synthesis.”   Carl Jung, … Read More ›

    Wed, 19 May 2021 - 11min
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