Gaslighting: The Psychology of Shaping Another’s Reality by Cynthia Chung

Gaslighting: The Psychology of Shaping Another’s Reality by ibykus Cynthia Chung “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come …

Weiterlesen →

Begründeter Optmismus ist eine Schaffenskraft

leibniz 2016 gedenken

Die Art, wie wir denken, bestimmt unser Handeln: “Gott überlässt nichts dem Zufall” (Leibniz-Jahr 2016) Er gilt als der optimistischste Optimist unter den Gelehrten: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Mathematiker, Physiker, Historiker, Sprachwissenschaftler und Philosoph. Bei all seinen Überlegungen stand Gott im Mittelpunkt, als Schöpfer und Ursprung aller Dinge. Sicher ist für Leibniz: Gott überlässt nichts dem …

Weiterlesen →

On Roosevelt and Stalin: What Revisionist Historians Want Us to Forget By Cynthia Chung

FDR +Stalin

“Madman, thou errest. I say, there is no darkness but ignorance” – William Shakespeare (Twelfth Night) There is a very real attempt to rewrite history as we speak. A history that is at the root of what organises our world today, for it is understood that who controls the past, will have control over our present …

Weiterlesen →

The Politics of Thinking by Matthew Ehret


The Politics of Thinking and Cultural Warfare Explored -Darwin, Kepler, Shakespeare and More by Matthew EhretDecember 19, 2020 Amidst the multiplying self-contradictions caused by the incompatibility of our perceptions of reality and reality itself, crises on every level (economic, geopolitical, spiritual) are becoming too ugly and painful to ignore anymore. Some of the most pressing …

Weiterlesen →

P. Escobar: Heraclitus May Teach Us To Fight Covid 19


Heraclitus, Hendrick ter Brugghen, 1628. Photo: AFP ‘It is disease that makes health sweet and good’ 3035 ViewsApril 06, 2020 24 Comments by Pepe Escobar  How Heraclitus, the Riddler, may teach us to fight Covid-19 He was known as “the Riddler.” Even “the Dark.”  Heraclitus of Ephesus was one of a kind. In his heart of hearts …

Weiterlesen →

We are all Stoics now By Pepe Escobar


from the saker 365 ViewsMarch 21, 2020 No Comments The Philosophical Silk Road as celebrated at an Italian airport: a meeting of Chinese and Greek/Latin stoicism Earlier this week a delegation of Chinese medics arrived at Malpensa airport near Milan from Shanghai on a special China Eastern flight carrying 400,000 masks and 17 tons of equipment. …

Weiterlesen →