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We Co-evolved with Dragons
Fear is a part of the human condition. To be more precise, it’s part of the mammalian condition. It is most likely, a basal emotion – the emotion that all other emotions grew out of.
How to Use Socratic Dialogue for Good Mental Health
People seem to suffer terribly from two basal emotions: anger and fear. I learnt this from working with addicted people and being one myself. But everyone suffers from them, not just addicts.
Give Unto Caesar What Is Caesar’s
I learnt to love what I do and do what I love. In doing so I threw material concerns to the wind – and became successful anyway.
The Hero & The Shadow: Carl Jung’s Theory of Archetypes
Does Carl Jung’s philosophy hold any value for us today? I would say yes. For me, the most pertinent part of his philosophy today, is his theory of archetypes.
The Secret Benzo Epidemic: Jordan Peterson’s Revelations Reveal What Addiction Professionals Have Been Saying for Years
When I first heard about Dr. Peterson’s benzo dependency, one thing rankled me. He seemed to be very insistent that this was not a case of ‘psychological addiction’, but only a case of ‘physical addiction’.
Reward Deficiency Syndrome: Does ‘Low Dopamine’ Cause Addiction?
In 1988, two Italian researchers called Gaetano Di Chiara and Assunta Imperato showed that regardless of the class of drug, all drugs of abuse released dopamine at the Nucleus Accumbens, an ancient part of the forebrain.