Jorge Luis Borges and the Philosophy of Memory

For this reason, Borges’ short story reveals that the human mind is intelligent precisely because it does not recollect too much.”

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To Slow the Coronavirus, We Need Messages of Egoism—Not Altruism

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In the time of a silent but dangerous virus, we need to rely upon the individual’s self-preservation instinct to save other lives.

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The Psychology of Immortality: Is It Desirable to Live Forever?

What are the psychological consequences of living forever? The Italian writer Cesare Pavese helps us to understand how immortality would impact the human psyche.

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