Category Archives: Philosophy & Psychology

“Man cannot stand a meaningless life.”

This is the answer the renown and revered psychologist Carl Gustav Jung gave to the final question posed to him by the British interviewer, John Freeman, in 1959. I offer here my transcript of the final nine minutes of the … Continue reading

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In Praise of German Culture

Learned Through My Father My father was a Germanophile even though we haven’t any family history rooted in the Germanic peoples, except for a Dutch ancestor who emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam in the 17th Century. Dad belonged to the German Club … Continue reading

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