Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
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Understanding self-deception, self-sabotage, and more
Neel Burton M.D.
The history, psychology, and philosophy of cynicism.
An overview of the philosophy of truth.
The relationship between language and thought is far from simple.
Why you should learn another language.
A snob is someone who exaggerates the importance of certain traits, lays claim to those traits, and, last but not least, denigrates those who lack them.
Tying the knot used to be a simpler affair
They are actually very different concepts.
And 10 simple steps to rest better in the long run.
And 10 ways to improve your memory.
A synthetic overview of the theory of knowledge and epistemology.
Why do I love wine? Here's an attempt at an answer.
7 strategies for dealing with bad news.
The story of Narcissus and its meaning.
Is darts a sport? What about snooker or chess? And what about wine tasting?
Life is short and its best hours are spent in sleep.
The meaning of life is that which we choose to give it.
Splitting as an ego defence.
Is there a link between polygamy and social unrest?
Whatever the season, whatever the occasion, these are my 10 rules of gift giving.
Loneliness as a subjective state of mind.
Many traditional attitudes to same-sex relations have come down from the Bible.
7 reasons to masturbate.
Could romantic love be little more than an ego defence?
This oldest of civilizations could be surprisingly liberal.
Attitudes to homosexuality have undergone nothing short of a revolution in the past five decades.
How weddings became so formal, and so lavish.
Many traditional attitudes have come down from the Bible. What is their basis?
At a time of unparalleled social freedom, can we imagine a better way of living?
Families are becoming much more diverse.
Orgies gave people a much-needed break.
Neel Burton, M.D., is a psychiatrist, philosopher, and writer who lives and teaches in Oxford, England.