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Lighten Your Subjective Load

Happily, we who study the philosophy and practice of behavioral sovereignty, very aware of Atlas' fate, have learned how to reduce the excessive load of our subjective burden.

Arnold Siegel Current Digital, Health & Wellness

Happily, we who study the philosophy and practice of behavioral sovereignty have learned how to reduce the excessive load of our subjective burden.

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Philip Roth, R.I.P.

Roth’s subject matter was human behavior, all of it.

Arnold Siegel Health & Wellness

Author Philip Roth’s subject matter was human behavior, all of it. His protagonists wanted to be free and unrestrained but they also wanted to be connected and belong.

responsible autonomy

The Center Can Hold

What is different about life now? The ability of newly minted social and older media to spread, via the Internet, inflammatory rhetoric to billions of people 24/7.

Arnold Siegel Health & Wellness

Responsible autonomy is a creative feat, a moral obligation, and an independent accomplishment because we must be in control from the lower order.

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Crunch Time

The unexamined life is not worth living, said Socrates. It’s not worth living because it leaves us without access to the elevated joys of wonder, creativity, gratitude, fulfillment and satisfaction.

Arnold Siegel Health & Wellness

Until it is the artificial intelligence of robots that tells us what “it’s all about,” human beings provide our information about the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.   Without such information, we are, in large part, reflexive entities, driven forward and set back by forces we can’t see and don’t understand. Without such information, we live much of

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Filtering Your Anger

We choose how we will behave — responsibly, morally, lawfully and productively.

Arnold Siegel Health & Wellness

We know from experience that controlling our anger and antagonism is difficult, not least so because our naked-primate, first-responder instincts are fierce and hard-wired into our brains. But it is also difficult because many of us who are habitually resentful, vindictive or cruel do not want to get over our anger. The harsh response is warranted, we believe, because (fill