Albert Einstein lays out his living philosophy and the set of ideals that he held in his personal, spiritual and political life.
‘Nature is Never Finished’ – Artist Robert Smithson on Cultural Confinement and Finding Real Freedom in Art
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.
All Real Living
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.
We Are Meaning-Seeking Creatures: Karen Armstrong on Myth
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.
When the Sun Disappears
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.
Jung and the Meaning of Self-Knowledge
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