Posts Tagged ‘ The Fall ’

The Fall, Revised Edition 2018 with Afterword.

Jun 5th, 2018 | By

by Steve Taylor FOR THE LAST 6000 years, human beings have been suffering from a kind of collective psychosis. For almost all of recorded history human beings have been – at least to some degree – insane. This seems incredible because we have come to accept the consequences of our insanity as normal. If madness

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The Real Meaning of ‘Good’ and ‘Evil’

Jan 17th, 2018 | By

By Steve Taylor, Reprinted from Psychology Today It’s a dangerous over-simplification to believe that some people are innately ‘good’ while others are innately ‘evil’ or ‘bad.’ This misleading concept underpins the justice system of many countries – ‘bad’ people commit crimes, and since they are intrinsically ‘bad’, they should be locked away so that they

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The Fall Revisited

Sep 11th, 2016 | By

by Steve Taylor The Fall was originally published in the UK in 2005. I started to write it in the summer of 2001 – I have a very vivid memory of taking a break from writing Chapter 4 of the book, switching on the radio and hearing about the terrorists attacks on the World Trade

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The Fall

May 20th, 2016 | By

UNDERLYING UNHAPPINESS by Steve Taylor Some of us think we can make ourselves happy by becoming rich and successful, by treating ourselves to endless pleasures and amusements, by finding an ideal partner, an ideal job, an ideal house, etc. But as is shown by the large number of studies of pools and lottery winners, of

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Oct 9th, 2015 | By

Part One by Steve Taylor, author of The Fall (Iff Books) Since Europeans first arrived on the shores of the ‘New World,’ one of the greatest sources of culture clash between European colonists and indigenous tribal peoples has been their different attitudes to nature. Indigenous peoples throughout the world have been consistently appalled by European

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