Author: Editorial Board

Third Factor Goes Bimonthly

Greetings, readers!  If you’ve paid close attention to when we’ve been releasing new issues, you’re probably wondering where Issue Five is, since on our monthly schedule, it would have been published a few days ago. What’s happened is that we’ve made the decision to publish bimonthly issues instead of monthly.  It comes down to a […]

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Indigogo Launch Campaign Smashes Goal

We here at Third Factor are delighted to announce that we surpassed our magazine launch fundraising goal.  Our campaign at Indiegogo, which closed on September 4, raised 133% of our goal. This means we’ll be able to pay for some artwork, special features, and other one-time expenses.  To all of you who chipped in, thank […]

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Want to write for TF? Pitch us!

Third Factor‘s cadre of writers is small but growing. In addition to Jessie and Chris, we are delighted to have a small group of licensed therapists and educators lined up to write for us, including an expert on positive disintegration, an expert on giftedness, and a counselor who is new to the theory but has […]

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Introducing the Third Place, our discussion forum

According to American sociologist Ray Oldenberg, a third place is a social environment that’s separate from home (the first place) and work (the second place).  Oldenberg notes that third places—which include cafes, libraries, churches, clubs, parks, and the like—are important for civil society, democracy, and civic engagement, according to the relevant article at Wikipedia.  In […]

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Welcome to Third Factor Magazine!

THIRD FACTOR. The autonomous factor of development. The first factor is the constitutional endowment, the second factor is the social environment. The third factor is the dynamism of conscious choice (valuation) by which one affirms or rejects certain qualities in oneself and in one’s environment. (Dabrowski, 1972) Welcome, readers! Allow us to introduce ourselves: we […]

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