The Simple Sadness of Disappointment

I had the pleasure this week of speaking to the brilliant Dustin Atlas on the podcast. At some point during our conversation, I remarked to Dustin that I think most of the time my job is helping people be disappointed. The reason this came up is because Dustin and I were talking about the work…

Episode 018: The Melancholy of the Human Position: Scholar Dr. Dustin Atlas in Conversation About the Work of Martin Buber and The Ephemeralness of Relationship

I was once attending a conference in downtown Toronto and the theme of the conference was the entry problem: how do we enter into psychological material? There’s a whole philosophical tradition, most notably at present taken up by a German psychologist and philosopher named Wolfgang Geegref who relies on a way of looking at psychology…