The Problems of Thought

Thoughts come and go, seemingly random. We do not know where they come from and why. They disappear quickly into nothingness, it seems. We do not bother much to remember them. Few thoughts are continuous or connected via logic, usually no more than three of five. Then another short train of thought emerges, occupying our (more…)

Q&A: Preface

Language is about meaning, not words. Yet language cannot express every kind of meaning. A definition of love is hard to put into words. And the meaning of love, which is entirely different from a definition of love, seems to be intended by people anew each and every time they converse about it. “I will (more…)

Q&A: What is Soulmate Love

Unrequited Love | Illicit Love | Platonic Love | Unconditional Love | Pseudo Love | Empty or Lost Love | Only or Last Love | Soulmate Love | Sex & Lust Ever come across the phrases of finding Mr. Right or Ms. Perfect, finding that Significant Other, finding the One, or finding my Soulmate? Needless (more…)

Questions & Answers about all Kinds of Love

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What Genesis of Love

My simple view of love’s genesis goes like this: the construct of love assembles in consciousness in the form of Gestalt and fosters a new sense of belonging for the lovers. This is provided for by the binary nature of biological sex, which is entailed by primeval instincts and needs that evoke, stir and arouse (more…)

A Secret about the Secret of Happiness

What is the secret of happiness to begin with? Happy people abound, they are all over on TV! But ask them and they will tell you that there is no secret to their happiness. These idols just know how to act happy when they have to. And since most everyone else is into idolatry, most (more…)

Love and Positive Psychology

Love is not a simple thing, even though it gets thrown around like a frisbee in common speech. ‘We all want to be loved,‘ they say. But they seem to not really know what love is when they use the word in that catchphrase. Being loved is not that much of a delightful affair as (more…)