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The Misanthrope as a Disappointed Idealist

The Misanthrope as a Disappointed Idealist

To truly understand the misanthropy, we must first understand what has led someone to arrive at this place of disappointment and resentment. What is it exactly that the idealist expected to experience and achieve before turning into a misanthrope? Since t

Living with No Regrets

Living with No Regrets

Regrets come in various shapes and sizes, or are avoided all together if we choose to never look back. However, even if we do decide to never reflect on our past, it doesn't change the fact that we are shaped by our past experiences and deeds.

Blade Runner 2049 from a Jungian Perspective

Blade Runner 2049 from a Jungian Perspective

This carefully crafted film provides us with a number of lessons and messages. The first and foremost, rebellion leads to transformation. Rebelling on the personal level increases one's agency where we are free to follow our impulses, hunches, beliefs of

[Video] To Hurt or To Be Hurt + Transcript

[Video] To Hurt or To Be Hurt + Transcript

In the common dynamics of our behaviour and interactions with the world, one is rather faced with two choices: either to hurt others or to be hurt by them.

The Psychology of Internal Conflicts

The Psychology of Internal Conflicts

Internal conflicts offer a tremendous opportunity to grow and to learn about alternative ways our life can play out. However, it is up to our ability to distance ourselves from what we know and feel, step outside the linear thinking and look at our confli

[Video] Understanding Dissociation

[Video] Understanding Dissociation

Dissociation is manifested as a maladjustment to the reality, an attempt to escape from it or an attempt to cope with uncomfortable feelings

The Rabbit Hole of Regulating Self-Esteem

The Rabbit Hole of Regulating Self-Esteem

It is commonly assumed that having have a high self esteem is desirable and if it gets too low, one needs to raise it up to a satisfactory level. Self esteem is a sum of opinions that we hold about ourselves. In a way, it is our self image, a description

[Video] Nihilism: The Way Out

[Video] Nihilism: The Way Out

Nihilist - the eternal child living in the eternal present, failing to perceive and name the figures that appear in front of him, calling them 'nothing', 'none', 'absent'. The one who refuses to engage himself in the stream of life, the one who refuse to