Category Archives: Shrinkage

I just dropped in

I just dropped in to proffer an explanation of my absence from this blog for the past 18 months or so. In a word, depression. I have been beset with mental health problems my entire adult life. I have at … Continue reading

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A robust demonology

Demonic possession? Crazy, crazy shit. No, Richard, your speculation is not a legitimate scientific theory, it is infantile hocus pocus, which is all I’ve come to expect of you. Infantile hocus pocus because demons do not exist, neither do gods, … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Addiction, Consciousness, Demonic Possession, Mark, Monism vs Dualism, Narcissism, Personal Identity, Philosophy of Mind, Privacy, Property, Psychology, Science, Self-ownership, Shrinkage | 2 Comments

More nous, less nows

A friend gave me this excellent DEMOTIVATOR® from Despair.com several Christmases ago. And, recently, I finally got a round tuit. I put the damn thing up on the wall of my home office! The poster represents an ever timely life … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Deuteronomy, Exodus, Free will, Good, Hedonism, Intellectual Property, Jesus FTW!, Liberate your Mind!, Love, Matthew, Metaphysics, Philippians, Pink Floyd, Psychology, Self-ownership, Self-sacrifice, Shrinkage | Leave a comment

The problem of comorbidity

I once suggested that Objectivism is a form of demonic possession. My unusual suggestion was not well received. One of the usual suspects had this to say. Richard, your speculation is not a legitimate scientific theory … because demons do … Continue reading

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The human condition

The human condition. We’ve all got it. I’m almost surprised that the human condition didn’t make it into the APA’s recently released DSM-5. The DSM-5 is the is the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The APA … Continue reading

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