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The idea that man is a tabula rasa, or Mao’s sheet of blank paper upon which the most beautiful characters can be written, is an…
Many young people now end a discussion with the supposedly definitive and unanswerable statement that such is their opinion, and their opinion is just as…
Parents are perhaps the most common object of resentment, the people who are most frequently blamed for all our failings and failures alike.
All forms of human happiness contain within themselves the seeds of their own decomposition.
I do not think it possible for anyone to get by in life without prejudice. However, the attempt to do so leads many people to…
We all resort to the ad hominem from time to time: in human affairs, it is difficult to avoid it, and probably not desirable. After…
So what exactly are the rewards of resentment. It is always a relief to know that the reason we have failed in life is not…
It is clear to me that people often want incompatible things. They want danger and excitement on the one hand, and safety and security on…
Considering the importance of resentment in our lives, and the damage it does, it receives scant attention from psychiatrists and psychologists. Resentment is a great…
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