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How to Weaken the Hold of Addiction

Many of us are prey to addictive behaviours which we know run contrary to our deeper interests but which we find ourselves entirely unable to desist from at key moments.

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Charles Darwin and the Descent of Man

It is completely understandable that we are often maddened by what might be called ‘normal’ humanity. In such moods the 19th century naturalist Charles Darwin has much to say to us.

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Straightforward vs. Complicated People

A basic distinction in humans is between those who are simple and straightforward to deal with – and those who are – as we tend to be reminded when we interact with them – repeatedly tricky or complicated to handle.

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How to Leave a Party

Sociability

How to Leave a Party

It is possible to catch a telling glimpse of our levels of underconfidence in a sad quirk of our approach…
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On Becoming a Hermit

Sociability

On Becoming a Hermit

It’s one of the telling quirks of history that just as the world was growing ever noisier and more urbanised,…
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Auditing Our Worries

Calm

Auditing Our Worries

One of the basic courtesies we almost never remember to pay our worries is to go back and check how…
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Am I a Bad Person?

Self-Knowledge

Am I a Bad Person?

We tend to spend a good deal of psychological energy warding off a possibility that feels as abhorrent as it…
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