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Death and Dying
The Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung (1875-1961) did not formulate a specific stage theory of the human life cycle as did his mentor Sigmund Freud who theorized about the stages of psycho-sexual development (oral, anal, phallic, latency, and genital). However, throughout his life he gave us hints and insights into the chronological features of the human...
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To watch a great film is to be fed aesthetically, emotionally, and intellectually.  But there are certain great films that do more:  they serve as time machines, bringing us backwards or forwards into stages of life that we have already traveled or will eventually and hopefully travel in the future.  I call these ”stages of...
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  Here’s a little multiple choice quiz: When we come to the end of life, what is it that we are most likely to regret?  Is it: a) ”I wish that I had spent more time answering my email” b). ”I wish I had spent more time texting.” c) ”I wish I had spent more time...
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Thomas Edison was one of the greatest inventors who ever lived.  He patented the incandescent light bulb, the carbon microphone, the phonograph, the motion picture projector, and a thousand other inventions.  But few people know that Edison also was working on a machine that would be able to communicate with the dead.  In an article...
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“Open the second shutter so that more light may come in.”  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – 1749-1832) “Only one man understood me.  And he really didn’t understand me.”  (Georg Wilhelm Hegel – 1770-1831) “Go on, get out!  Last words are for fools that haven’t said enough.” (Karl Marx – 1818-1883) “Wait ’til I have finished...
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