Tag Archives: Pleasure

Quote: Fuller on vanity

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Hedonism and Its Impact on Society

Achieving a pleasurable well-being within our body and within our state of mind is probably one of the most essential necessities that every human being strives to achieve on a constant basis; from all, each human being is constantly faced … Continue reading

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Misogyny: A Collection of Writings on Women by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche TheAbsolute Actio in distans When a man stands in the midst of his own noise, in the midst of his own surf of plans and projects, then he is apt also to see quiet, magical beings gliding past … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Goldstein (George Orwell) Ignorance is Strength (1949)

Panarchy.org Note: Here is George Orwell at his best. This is Chapter I of The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, to be read preferably after Chapter III (War is Peace) because it ends in a suspended way that allows … Continue reading

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Fetal body parts used for research

Ian Wishart Investigate Daily It’s the hidden side of medical research. A massive industry harvesting pieces of dead children for experiments, or transplanting into animals. IAN WISHART discovers the University of Auckland has imported body parts from American babies for … Continue reading

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Decision-Making Under Stress: The Brain Remembers Rewards, Forgets Punishments

Maia Szalavitz Time If you’re trying to make an important decision while the baby is crying, the boss is shouting on the phone and the cat has chosen this moment to think outside the box, you might want to take … Continue reading

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Self-Acceptance – The Ultimate Seduction – The Ultimate Victory

Dr. Raymond Comeau Self Esteem Blog “A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use … Continue reading

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Mexican researchers patent heroin vaccine

Ioan Grillo Reuters While Mexico grapples with relentless drug-related violence, a group of Mexican scientists is working on a vaccine that could reduce addiction to one of the world’s most notorious narcotics: heroin. Researchers at the country’s National Institute of … Continue reading

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Hedonism

Source: Stanford, First published Tue Apr 20, 2004. Motivational hedonism is the claim that only pleasure or pain motivates us. It is the most significant form of psychological hedonism. Normative hedonism is the claim that all and only pleasure has … Continue reading

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PHYSICAL CONTROL OF THE MIND

Source: Wireheading On the basis of many studies during cerebral surgery, Penfield has said of anger, joy, pleasure, and sexual excitement in the human brain that “so far as our experience goes, neither localized epileptic discharge nor electrical stimulation is … Continue reading

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