• AMMDI is an open-notebook hypertext writing experiment, authored by Mike Travers aka @mtraven. It's a work in progress and some parts are more polished than others. Comments welcome! More.
Twin Pages

Denial of Death

31 Aug 2021 12:56 - 01 Jan 2022 07:48

    • Famous book by Ernest Becker
    • Lots of praise for Rank, who I have never read. Also based a lot on Norman O. Brown
    • Ch 1
      • Kind of dumb dismissal of Buddhism, but oh well.
      • Pretty clear argument for death being basic – because anxiety is. Avoiding death is one of the prime evolved goals (not his language) so duh.