Tag: self improvement

  • Supertramp, Egg Salad and Darwin

    by Daniel A. Kaufman A terrific takedown of the current, narcissistic “self-improvement” madness. https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/08/why-are-modern-men-obsessed-with-self-improvement/ High quality video of Supertramp playing live in 1979. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TD4cpwKaS5c My dialogue with Justin Weinberg of the Daily Nous on the current state of Philosophy. http://meaningoflife.tv/videos/40774 A deliciously vicious dustup between Patricia Churchland and Colin McGinn.  Plus more from Marcia Cavell […]

  • Meet the New Cult of the Self (Same as the Old Cult of the Self)

    by Daniel A. Kaufman The Cult of the Self has shifted into high gear.  It was rough going out of the gate, back in the 1970’s, what with hirsute gurus, earnest, aging hippies talking about their astral projections, and simultaneously terrifying and lampoonable movements like EST (Erhard Seminars Training), but it has since found its […]