I would add that to suggest a return to a "primary source" as looking at evidence from history, does not take the full step; but it is indeed a necessary step to allow for the condition which is indeed primary. We should not stop at historical materialism.
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. If I'm not mistaken, though Maslow could speculate about a top tier "self-actualization" and see it in certain people, he never succeeded in being able to bring it about except through the 'already occurring' theoretical observation of certain individuals. I have never read any critique of his theory, but it is… Continue reading Needs.
Everything you know about depression is wrong from The Guardian. Seems to me the simple problem is that no one cares to look to themselves for the answer. We are taught to look to what is outside for the answer to our problem. Perhaps when it comes to personal happiness and contentment, this method does… Continue reading We Love Drugs. And other extraneous solutions.
I subscribe to a blog called "Bigstoryguide" where he author is involved with a running commentary as he goes through the Bible. Yes, the whole Bible. His blog he calls 'Jesus's death to life project'. I think he just got to the New Testament. I am not a Christian; I am not religious nor prescribe… Continue reading Issues and Existence.
I hope you have a good appetite. We are at a table in a restaurant. Laruelle is my dinner partner in the seat next to me. He is having non-philosophy as his main dish; ironically, I have have opted for the buffet. There are others at our table but they have not been introduced. Many… Continue reading Direct Tangent 5.31: Radical, Immanence and Faith.