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January 14, 2021
The evidence of experience #34:
Philosophers encourage us to live examined lives, providing us with strategies to help focus to achieve this. In an article on existential psychotherapy read recently I was drawn into how easily psychology and philosophy can twist together. Anxiety and angst not only sound alike, but in this article, the solution for one provides a salve for the other for any common man questioning the meaning of life. My cynicism was automatic, triggered not only by what was said about life, death and salvation, but how persuasive the article was and how easily I was persuaded.