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Eric Hoffer

On Hollande and the Ukraine Crisis

Charles Kolb | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Since Putin's annexation of Crimea and his obstruction in Eastern Ukraine, France has still moved ahead to satisfy its contract with Russia. France should not stand alone in a commercial confrontation with Russia.

How the Pursuit of Happiness Makes Us Crazy

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

We have tied ourselves up in knots of late by using happiness as the barometer of who we are, what we are and what we're doing.

Kids Have Summer Reading Lists. Here's One For Adults. [But With No Book Reports Due In September]

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.28.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

A friend suggested I pull together a reading list for the summer. I had a hard time taking her seriously. She's one of the smartest, best-read people ...

Reflections on the Earnest "Pursuit of Happiness"

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

When you consider that the founding fathers of our country tried to provide us with the means for the actual separation between church and state, you ...

Strange Days for the Man of the House

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In a recession where 75 percent of the job losses were by men, there are implications at every point where genders meet -- from the conference room to the bedroom. One of the murkiest of implications, however, is in the living room.

What Motivates Extremists? The True Believer, Eric Hoffer's 168-Page Classic, Has Some Answers

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Hoeffer's condemnation is a bitch slap to all those who believe so strongly in a cause that they want everybody else to believe in it. That single-mindedness is the core question of Hoffer's book: what kind of people become fanatics?

The Death of Polish President Resurfaces Old Tragedy

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Kolonko

Lech Kaczynski, has died tragically, 70 years, almost to the day, after the Soviets committed the mass murder of over 22,000 Polish officers.