Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: existentialism and mental health

Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?

From The New York Times: "Empirical studies bear this out. A felt lack of meaning in one’s life has been linked to alcohol and drug...

The Usefulness of Dread

From Aeon: Although anxiety may be a major source of discomfort and suffering, it can also play an important role in the development of our...

Nietzsche on Depression and the Rehabilitation of Hope

In this piece for Brain Pickings, Maria Popova discusses Friedrich Nietzsche's writings and perspectives on the struggle of depression and the possibility of hope. "Nietzsche writes...

“The Free Will of Ebenezer Scrooge”

Philosopher Richard Kamber discusses what Dickens’ tale of Scrooge in A Christmas Carol can add to our discussions of free will in the present....