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  • Bob M.
    Students have powerful images of what a perfect body is and pursue it incessantly.. ...they no longer have any image of a perfect soul, and hence do not long
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 28, 2007
      "Students have powerful images of what a
      perfect body is and pursue it incessantly..
      ...they no longer have any image of a
      perfect soul, and hence do not long to have
      one. They do not even imagine that there is
      such a thing."

      (Allan Bloom - 'The Closing of the American Mind')

      Bob M.
    • Bob M.
      Like Fromm, Viktor Frankl emphasized that loneliness, suffering, and radical uncertainy are ineradicable dimensions of experience for the deeply alive and
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 29, 2007
        "Like Fromm, Viktor Frankl emphasized that loneliness,
        suffering, and radical uncertainy are ineradicable
        dimensions of experience for the deeply alive and
        sane individual living in an imperfect world. In
        the present climate, Frankl claimed, the "cure of
        souls" may depend as much on restoring the authentic
        capacity to suffer as on the capacity to enjoy."

        (Daniel Burston - 'The Legacy of Erich Fromm')

        Bob M.
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        --- In Soar_Like_An_Eagle_2@yahoogroups.com, "Bob M."
        <new_trail_blazer@...> wrote:
        >
        > "Students have powerful images of what a
        > perfect body is and pursue it incessantly..
        > ...they no longer have any image of a
        > perfect soul, and hence do not long to have
        > one. They do not even imagine that there is
        > such a thing."
        >
        > (Allan Bloom - 'The Closing of the American Mind')
        >
        > Bob M.
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