Night Vale Radio on Fear and Regret

Remember: Fear is consciousness plus life. Regret is an attempt to avoid what has already happened. Toast is bread held under direct heat until crisp. The present tense of regret is indecision, The future tense of fear is either comedy or tragedy, And the past tense of toast is toasted. -Episode 23, Eternal Scouts

Eric Hoffer: The Passionate State of Mind

35 "PRIDE is a sense of worth derived from something that is not organically part of us, while self-esteem derives from the potentialities and achievements of the self. We are proud when we identify ourselves with an imaginary self, a leader, a holy cause, a collective body or possessions. There is fear and intolerance in … Continue reading Eric Hoffer: The Passionate State of Mind

Weight Loss, Fitness, Health, and Body Image, According to Robertson Davies

"But what I want to know is this: couldn't somebody of that type moderate his physique, by the right kind of diet and exercise, and general care?""To some extent. Not without more trouble than it would probably be worth. That's what's wrong with all these diets and body-building courses and so forth. You can go … Continue reading Weight Loss, Fitness, Health, and Body Image, According to Robertson Davies