The fear of Knowledge

Book: Towards a psychology of being by Abraham Maslow Art: Het moeras by Anton Mauve Reading time: 3 mins The American psychologist Abraham Maslow suggested that there exists, in many of us, a general feeling of dread towards being curious and acquiring knowledge. Maslow stated that to avoid anxiety, many people refuse to learn about […]

The essence of Agnosticism

Book: Agnosticism by Robin Le Poidevin Art: A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie by Albert Bierstadt Reading time: 8 mins A misconception In the myth of Adam and Eve, one of the first privileges granted to Adam is that of naming all the animals in the Garden of Eden. With the ability to […]