The unintentional authoring of a line that reveals something profound to a reader, remains a mystery to the author herself.
Albert Einstein lays out his living philosophy and the set of ideals that he held in his personal, spiritual and political life.
Robert Smithson's brand of land art went against the hegemony of galleries and museums who he accused of dictating the context, meaning and value of art.
BY JOHN JACOBSON A husband and wife live together with a rare neurological disease. The illness profoundly changed their love and brought about a search for meaning.
Mythology through the ages has not been a placeholder for science, rather a rich and profound way of engaging with the world and exploring the human condition.
An extract from Annie Dillard's essay Total Eclipse in which she describes her experiences of watching solar eclipses and the radical moments of transition they brought on.
In his essay 'The Undiscovered Self', written later in his career and after the atrocities of the Second World War, Jung emphasized the importance of self-awareness in individuals in order to counter the frivolous effects of mass culture. In this extract, he explains his vision of how one person's inward realization can affect their environment… Continue reading Jung and the Meaning of Self-Knowledge