Even when you suddenly have an abundance of time, you have to be able to use it effectively. Habits can help with that.
I’ve always known what I wanted to be when I grew up. It’s just that it didn’t seem like a feasible option.
Time to see about fixing that.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
The Democratic Socialists of America has always been a safe space for people to grow politically. It’s time to push back against some bullies who didn’t get that memo when they joined.
Dabrowski put them all at Level I, but what if these alt-right trolls are at something more like Negative Level III?
Precisely because it’s not easy to do, sincere attention is often the greatest gift you can give a person.
John Galt is a fictional character. Karl Marx was real.
I’ve been published in the Summer 2017 issue of Democratic Left. Continue reading Published: Book Reviews for Building a Strategically Magnanimous Left
In which I explore evidence that—as I suspected!—I’m not the only DSA member who might get something out of the Theory of Positive Disintegration.
It’s a narrow balance beam between boredom and burnout, and it’s easy to fall off.
The pressures on women both to be perfect moms and to achieve professionally can fuel negative disintegration. And it’s the third factor, not leadership gurus, that can help solve that.
Knowledge, good will, and fearless speech: that’s what I seek through this blog.
Travel isn’t easy for the overexcitable. But it’s an excellent way to transform that intensity, revealing why Dabrowski thought OE could contribute to personality development. Continue reading The Coming of Age of an Overexcitable Globetrotter
I already knew my so-called “hobbies” were a 40+ hour a week endeavor. As it turns out, forty more hours hardly made a dent. Do other people experience this? Continue reading What I Learned From My Creativity Staycation
If Einstein were a young visionary today, how likely would he be to escape the Patent Office?