Here Comes the Potentiated Self

Posted on November 10, 2014 in Infernal Machine
Raising the self to a higher power is grounded not in the liberating promises of technology but in the more mundane pursuit of excellent habits. Sometimes data can help. But only with coaches and teachers skilled enough to help us make sense of it, and help us learn how to practice.
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Ecce Homo

Posted on November 6, 2014 in THR Web Features
Image: Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche (detail), c. 1906, by Edvard Munch (1863–1944); Munch-museet, Oslo, Norway; De Agostini Picture Library/Bridgeman Images.

That Edvard Munch never met Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the great missed encounters of the modern age.

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