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Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming
Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

“The opposite of play is not what is serious but what is real.”

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The Science of Lucid Dreaming and How to Learn to Control Your Dreams, Animated
The Science of Lucid Dreaming and How to Learn to Control Your Dreams, Animated

Trekking the continuum of sleep and wakefulness in a journey into metaconsciousness.

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What Would You Do If Money Were No Object? Alan Watts on the Life of Purpose
What Would You Do If Money Were No Object? Alan Watts on the Life of Purpose

One key question for breaking free of consumer culture’s hamster wheel.

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Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum
Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum

“Our emotional life maps our incompleteness: A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger.”

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Controversial Love Letters to Lorena Hickok
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Controversial Love Letters to Lorena Hickok

“You have grown so much to be a part of my life that it is empty without you.”

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From Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake, a Private History of Everyday Happiness
From Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake, a Private History of Everyday Happiness

“I know that I am mortal by nature and ephemeral, but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies…I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia.”

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