I’m a healthy guy and hardly have the need to see a doctor. Yet, I have had a persistent and utterly minor issue that, as I learned today, could have led to serious health complications up to death. I’ll tell you the story and add some analysis or introspection at the end. For some background:… Continue reading Your Doctor Might Casually Kill You
In my post “Your Guru has No Clothes: Jordan Peterson is in Rehab“, I made some highly critical remarks on Jordan Peterson, or so I thought because I only pointed out the obvious. However, there is a lot more to unpack here. The focus of this post is on depression and its causes. Of course,… Continue reading Thoughts on Depression, or: Is Jordan Peterson a Failure?
Quite recently the news that mainstream-endorsed self-help guru Jordan Peterson has checked into rehab has flared up on social media. Of course, everybody wants him to now get better and kick his addiction. However, what should also be pointed out is that this should strip him of all credibility. The title of this post alludes… Continue reading Your Guru has No Clothes: Jordan Peterson is in Rehab
Now that I’m settled in life, I can’t say I have a lot of stress. I have a permanent job, which would be difficult to lose, but even if, I would be very surprised if it would take me long to find a new one. Every day is basically the same for me, but perhaps… Continue reading Exposing Yourself to Positive Psychological Stress
One of the books I’m currently reading is T.M. Scanlon’s “Why Does Inequality Matter?”. That guy is supposedly one of the most eminent philosophers alive. Yet, the book is full of shoddy thinking. I don’t know, maybe that is a hallmark of contemporary academic philosophy. The issues you would wish him to probe into he… Continue reading Prejudices are Generally Correct
I am close to the halfway point of my life but probably a few years away still. I am far from being suicidal. Yet, as my age increases I do wonder how and when my life shall end. In my 20s, my rough plan was that I would take my exit when I am 50,… Continue reading The Dignity of Suicide