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May 20, 2020
The Psychology of the Anti-Hero
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“When we appreciate how natural it is for man to strive to be a hero, how deeply it goes in his evolutionary and organismic constitution…then it is all the more curious how ignorant most of us are, consciously, of what we really want and need.” Ernest Becker, The Denial of Death One of the oldest […]

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