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PZ's Podcast: Requiem, Bishop Ryle, and J.C. Ryle Considered

PZ’s Podcast: Requiem, Bishop Ryle, and J.C. Ryle Considered

Episode 106: Requiem The alternate title for this cast is: “I Feel Like I Lose When I Win” (ABBA Bizarro). Happiness is no dice for the ego, our “person” we think is us, always looking back over their shoulder. And not just at all the attacks that are coming, by definition; but especially at Death. […]

PZ's Podcast: What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) and Fraulein Doktor

PZ’s Podcast: What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) and Fraulein Doktor

Episode 104: What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) This one is about defense. Someone said that human beings are “covered by thirty or forty skins or hides, like an ox’s or a bear’s, so thick and hard.” That’s not especially good to hear. Someone else said to me recently, “Well, Paul, you have […]

Sigmund Freud's Unpopular Refusal to Flatter Mankind

Sigmund Freud’s Unpopular Refusal to Flatter Mankind

A few weeks ago, The Topmost Apple featured an article from Prospect Magazine entitled “Freud: The Last Great Enlightenment Thinker,” and it was too rich not to post here as well. The piece, written by John Gray, explores the intellectual disdain that Sigmund Freud’s ideas continue to inspire, especially from those who claim such special […]