Monthly Archives: June 2015

The American Spirit and the Russian Soul

The American Spirit was founded upon a false and troubling premise: that competition and winning, a.k.a., conquest, is the royal road to happiness. In fact just the reverse seems to be the case for the great majority of peoples, and … Continue reading

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Myths, Fairytales, and Power: An Introduction

There is much talk today about power — political, economic, military — not to mention the waning pop-psychological notion of ‘personal’ power that had infused much of the West’s preoccupation since the ‘80’s through the present day. We see this … Continue reading

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