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Robert Fuller

The Self Is Dead -- Long Live the Superself

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

This is the sixth and final post in the series "Why Everything You Know about Your 'Self' Is Wrong." The series explores how our understanding of self...

What Is Man?

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

This is the fifth post in the series "Why Everything You Know about Your 'Self' Is Wrong." The series explores how our understanding of selfhood affec...

The Superself: Genome, Menome, and Wenome

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

In this view, our selves are far more extensive than we've been led to believe. They extend beyond our own bodies to include what we think of as other selves and the world. We live in the minds of others, and they in ours.

'Self' Is a Misnomer

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

The word "self" carries strong connotations of autonomy, individuality, and self-sufficiency. It's as if it were chosen to mask our interdependence. It's hardly an exaggeration to say that in buying into this notion of selfhood, humankind got off on the wrong foot.

Why Everything You Know About Yourself Is Wrong

Robert Fuller | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

While we all casually refer to our self, no one knows quite what that self is. Nothing is so close at hand yet hard to grasp as selfhood.

Two Notions Of Truth: My Sunday School Vs. My Public School

Robert Fuller | Posted 08.31.2012 | Religion
Robert Fuller

The truth is not necessarily what some authority says it is, but rather what can be proven. But, if so, where did that leave the truths taught in my Sunday School?

A Digital Happily-Ever-After

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology
Tijana Milosevic

"The Pippa Middleton Ass Appreciation Society," which by now has over 200,000 Facebook fans, raises interesting questions of how we choose to use our spare time and the role of social media in this process.

Eight Ways You Can Stop Rankism

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

If you're "just" you, don't be ashamed of the nobody within. It's actually your genius. Your inner somebody is dependent on it for new ideas, so don't let your somebody put your nobody down.

Omar Khadr Hearing: Second Update, April 28, 2010

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Opening statements today in the suppression hearing in the Khadr case lay out how both sides plan to argue the motion, which aims to stop the government from using any confessions by Omar Khadr to any of the crimes alleged.

On the Road: Why Do We Want To Travel?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Fear is part of what makes travel so enlivening and revelatory. You're perpetually off-balance and on guard. After a while one yearns for the mindlessness of familiar routines.

The Nobody Manifesto

Robert Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Fuller

Who are the nobodies? They are Everyman, Everywoman, Everychild. In our heart, each of us aspires to become someone new, someone more.