Evan on February 15th, 2008

Image by augapfel Friedrich Nietzsche, in my humble opinion, is the most important modern philosopher, and by a very long way. It was he who spoke about the crisis of values of the modern West. And, most famously it was he who proclaimed that, “God is dead”. You owe it to yourself to read the […]

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Evan on February 14th, 2008

Dealing with abuse, and the issues around it, is always difficult. Difficult to deal with the emotions and difficult to assist people to heal. So I am pleased to see a blog that deals with this that I can recommend. It is Soul-Expressions-Abuse-Recovery. This is a very personal blog. Becky, the author, tells her story […]

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Evan on February 13th, 2008

Image by not persephone I realised this past week that I had never posted on intimacy on this blog. I found this surprising. I’m not sure what prompted me – perhaps all the advertising about Valentine’s Day. I wondered why I was reluctant to post about sexuality and I came up with two reasons. Being […]

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Evan on February 11th, 2008

Image by JeanPierreG All of my adult life I have had fairly unconventional jobs. Apart from two years where I was a teacher of adults, I haven’t been employed in the usual way – and this was working in a gaol, so that was a bit unusual too. (You can read more about me on […]

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Evan on February 8th, 2008

Image by stephend9 Researchers at the University of New South Wales (in Sydney, Australia where I live), such as Professor Coiera, have been looking at how people search for health information on line.  Their news release is titled, “Why the web tells us what we already know”. They found that when people are looking for […]

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Evan on February 8th, 2008

I’ve just posted the text of a free report that I will release in a few weeks. I have published it on its own page because it is quite long (about 17,400 words). To get to it you can click on the link highlighted in brown (on my monitor anyway) or click on the heading […]

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Evan on February 7th, 2008

Image by Orange_Beard  In my life the times when people have really, deeply, listened to me are precious.  I think our relationships, and the world in general, would be better if we were all able to listen to each other.  And yet it can be difficult to know how to do it.  So this is […]

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In my experience the Myers-Briggs’ Type Indicator (MBTI) is the best overall description of personality. I have found that it is a good description of my own personality (the other personality quizzes I have done have never managed this) and is also accurate for those I know well. Kenneth Meyer runs a blog and website […]

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