Maybe the most compassionate attitude you can take toward yourself is to stop obsessing over yourself. Manly Beach (1895) by Arthur Streeton. Courtesy Bendigo Art Gallery/Wikipedia There is a meme that speaks directly to the hearts and minds of the overly self-conscious. [...]
We ride a stream of naked neurons, stripped of their sheaths, to the most blissful moments and deepest intimacies of life
Should we maybe put free ‘speech’ as such to one side, and replace it with a series of more narrowly targeted expressive liberties? Madonna at The Women's March in Washington Free speech is important. It guards against governments’ dangerous tendency [...]
If we engage in lying over and over again, does our emotional response to this adapt?