Monthly archive January, 2017

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Power and simple mindedness are terrible companions. No matter what aspect of life they inhabit, it is rarely with festive consequences; if they work on a smaller scale, the experience only becomes more personal and therefore tragic. This one certainly can’t get gloomier. Everyone wins the sad competition...

Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis by Erich Fromm

Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis by Erich Fromm If you can guess that what Zen and Psychoanalysis have in common is their aspiration towards fuller awareness, you might as well pick a more thorough book. However, if all you need is a straightforward introduction to philosophy, or more specifically, a simple sketch of Western and Eastern...