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From Thus Spake Zarathustra by Frederich Nietzsche (pilfered from Irvin Yalom's Staring at the Sun): What if some day or night, a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: "This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to...

Paul Tillich on "Our Ultimate Concern" in The Essential Tillich: Why are the many things about which we are concerned connected with worry and anxiety? We give them our devotion, our strength, our passion and we must do so; otherwise we would not achieve anything. Why, then, do they make us...

it rises up like fire. it cannot be contained. he feels alone and trapped, wanting to run like Forrest. like david and goliath, the eternal struggle with the bigger other continues. what will he do? courage or fear? the fury rises up it rises and rises and rises....

he entered what he was avoiding, an empty room with four slate walls, illuminated by a single hanging bulb. the bulb shed bits of light into the corners of the room. what was this space for? nothing seemed to fit. all attempts brought dissatisfaction, and a frustration that nothing would ever fit. he left it empty....