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Sorting Out Our Values

Tag Archives: Sorting Out Our Values

  1. So What is the Third Factor, Anyway?

    You asked. We answered. What is this thing we named our magazine after, and what are the first and second factors? And why is this concept from Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration so much more important than his more well-known construct of overexcitability?

  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 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. The Canary in the Coal Mine

    Sensitive people are like the canaries back in the days of coal mining. We’re the first ones to notice when things are off, whether within ourselves, our family, or our world.

  7. The Bumpy Journey to Better

    Do you ever find yourself frustrated with other people’s lack of striving? Of caring? Selena Ng reflects on that feeling—and how she’s tried to transcend it through a delicate balance of acceptance and change.

  8. Third Factor Reads: Transcend by Scott Barry Kaufman

    Abraham Maslow extended a hand to Scott Barry Kaufman as he strove to grow as a human being. In TRANSCEND, Kaufman now extends that hand to us.

  9. Practicing Parrhesia: Fearless Speech for Agreeable Overthinkers

    Socrates and the Buddha have some suggestions for you highly agreeable types who can’t quite bring yourself to speak up about something important.