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The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream
The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream

“And it is so simple… You will instantly find how to live.”

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Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847
Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847

“Showing that they don’t care about me, or caring that I should know they don’t care about me, still denotes dependence.”

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Anne Truitt on Compassion, Humility, and How to Cure Our Chronic Self-Righteousness
Anne Truitt on Compassion, Humility, and How to Cure Our Chronic Self-Righteousness

“Love … is the honoring of others in a way that grants them the grace of their own autonomy and allows mutual discovery.”

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Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Connectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means
Anaïs Nin on Inner Conflict, the Connectedness of All Things, and What Maturity Really Means

“Any experience carried out deeply to its ultimate leads you beyond yourself into a larger relation to the experience of others.”

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Artist Anne Truitt on the Ideal Daily Routine and How Parenting Shapes Our Capacity for Savoring Solitude
Artist Anne Truitt on the Ideal Daily Routine and How Parenting Shapes Our Capacity for Savoring Solitude

“It is heavenly to work until I am tired… [After dinner] I usually return to my solitude, happy to have been in good company, happy to leave it.”

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Anne Truitt on Resisting the Label “Artist” and the Difference Between Doing Art and Being an Artist
Anne Truitt on Resisting the Label “Artist” and the Difference Between Doing Art and Being an Artist

“Artists have no choice but to express their lives.”

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