Wild Pilgrimage – Lynd Ward

“In the American experience there is probably no more basic or recurrent impulse than to leave society. It is a madness- or a sanity- that can take hold of any citizen when the daily grind becomes suddenly more abrasive than anyone should be asked to endure; when the crush of too many people in too … Continue reading Wild Pilgrimage – Lynd Ward

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Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself – Brain Pickings

How can man know himself? It is a dark, mysterious business: if a hare has seven skins, a man may skin himself seventy times seven times without being able to say, “Now that is truly you; that is no longer your outside.” It is also an agonizing, hazardous undertaking thus to dig into oneself, to … Continue reading Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself – Brain Pickings

Humming away in the background – Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

"I know of no such story" I told him at last "You mean you've never heard of it?" "That's right" Ishmael nodded. "That's because there's no need to hear of it. There's no need to name or discuss it. Every one of you knows it by heart by the time you're six or seven. Black … Continue reading Humming away in the background – Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

Open Culture – 500 Free University Courses, including Psychology

Open Culture are providing free Psychology courses from the world’s leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player. For more online courses, visit their complete collection of Free Courses. http://www.openculture.com/psychology_free_courses Open Culture are providing free online courses from the world’s leading universities. This collection includes over … Continue reading Open Culture – 500 Free University Courses, including Psychology