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  1. What’s Up at Third Factor?

    Issue 14 is here! And we’d also love your feedback on community platforms.

  2. The Depths of Dabrowski’s Levels: An Interview with Michael Piechowski, Part II

    Michael Piechowski shares why he’s updated the way he thinks about Dabrowski’s levels of development.

  3. The Mind Palace

    Sherlock Holmes is known for his remarkable mind. But as Boris Glebov sees it, one of Holmes’ most powerful mind tricks is accessible to anyone—and can be especially helpful to creative writers.

  4. The Heroes of Our Own Political Stories

    Jessie just can’t help trying to understand why people think about politics the way they do. She’s betting plenty of others with high intellectual and emotional excitability might feel the same.

  5. Transcending Tribalism

    Both Democrats and Republicans are spiraling into echo chambers and out of control. Now Dan Greco’s primary allegiance is to a plurality of voices.

  6. Between Scylla and Charybdis: A Radical Centrism

    Frank ran for office as a Republican. But instead of left vs. right, he looks at politics as open vs. closed—and that’s guiding his search for a new political home.

  7. A Place for Orchids

    If you think of yourself as “overexcitable,” you’ll surely see yourself in W. Thomas Boyce’s book, THE ORCHID AND THE DANDELION.

  8. Persevering Through the Pandemic

    Editor-in-Chief Jessie Mannisto introduces Issue 13: When the World Seems to Disintegrate (July/August 2020)

  9. In Search of Exemplars: An Interview with Michael Piechowski, Part I

    We chat with Michael Piechowski about his work on the theory of positive disintegration and finding people whose lives show the theory in action.

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