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Kathleen O'Dwyer's Writings

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Jan.29.2011
Philosophical Pathways
Buber’s Challenge: I and ThouHow do we relate to each other? As individuals, we are intermittently aware of our sometimes subtle but undeniable separateness and distance from others, even those with whom we share bonds of love, friendship or acquaintance. This separateness is seen simultaneously as a reason to rejoice, at our uniqueness, our privacy and our...
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Jan.29.2011
Philosophy Now
Underlying the diverse motivations of human behaviour and characterizing the various modes of being in the world at physical, psychological and mental levels of experience, the desire for happiness seems paramount. Of course, happiness is subjective and is interpreted differently according to personal understanding and external circumstances. For some, reflection...