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Book Review: The Man Who Made Lists

The Man Who Made Lists:  Love, Death, Madness, And The Creation Of Roget’s Thesaurus, by Joshua Kendall As a child I had, and consulted, a paperback version of Roget’s Thesaurus, and found it to be immensely helpful in building the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Against Happiness

Against Happiness, by Eric G. Wilson I wanted to like this book more than I ended up liking it.  On the face of it, as a deeply melancholy person who has long struggled with chronic depression and related issues, and … Continue reading

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On The Implications Of Public Health Arguments

Recently, I became aware that a friend of mine (and occasional collaborator in various projects relating to mental health) was working on research to discuss the public health approach to dealing with depression.  As there is some anecdotal evidence that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Night; Dawn; The Accident: A Trilogy

Night; Dawn; The Accident:  A Trilogy, by Elie Wiesel In reading some reviews to this book after I had finished reading it for myself, I noticed that many people had a hard time placing this particular trilogy in that the … Continue reading

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The Shadow Of The Day Will Embrace The World In Gray

Yesterday, as I was sitting and reading and enjoying my dinner and occasionally looking up to see college football scores, I happened to hear a song that I have not heard for a while on the radio, though it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Emigrants

The Emigrants, by W.G. Sebald Having read a fair amount of the author’s work before, I must say I was struck by the elements that made this such a compelling novel.  Some readers may be a bit puzzled that it … Continue reading

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C=EA2: The Way Forward: A Discussion Of Approaches

[Note:  This post is the prepared text for a discussion given remotely on September 18, 2017.] A Personal Introduction I would like to thank you all for giving me the opportunity to speak to you all today.  Mr. Crant already … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues

Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues:  A CBT Self-Help Guide To Understanding And Coping With Depression In Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD-Level 1), by Tpony Attwood and Michelle Garnett, with illustrations by Colin Thompson This book, as might be expected, is aimed … Continue reading

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Plumber’s Block

It is frequent to hear people complain of writer’s block.  Although I am in general an extremely prolific writer [1], there are certainly times when I have not been able to write as much.  Some of these periods of relative … Continue reading

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The Madness Of Calculators

[Note:  As I was in the middle of writing this particular entry, I found out about the death, likely by suicide, of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, at the age of 41.  While I had not intended on writing this … Continue reading

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