Daily Archives: September 20, 2011

Negative Obsessive Rumination And The Artist’s Enigma

It is almost a cliche to hear of the relationship between artists and mental illness. Writers, musicians, comics, and other performers are routinely diagnosed with mental illness, particularly depression, and often self-medicate through sexuality, drugs, and alcohol. Nonetheless, artists are … Continue reading

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Why Do Governments Get Blamed For Natural Disasters?

One of the illogical, but seemingly constant, facets of life is to read articles like this one [1] where governments are blamed for natural disasters. While it might be satisfying to take a cheap shot at Pakistan for such unrealistic … Continue reading

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