Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Albert Camus on the nature of real generosity

Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present
Albert Camus

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Yalom on the benefits of thinking about death

Though the physicality of death destroys us, the idea of death can save us.

From Irvin Yalom: Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death (SanFrancisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007)

Read on: http://www.timlebon.com/DeathAnxiety.html  for more on the theme of death anxiety.