The ancient Gnostics were, and still are, accused of cosmic pessimism, of seeing this life as torture. Many have pushed back that this wasn’t their true message but maybe there’s something here we shouldn’t be turning away from: Is life horrible and happiness fleeting? Could embracing a depressive realist view of existence actually allow us to see things as they really are instead of what we want them to be?? Explore these questions and the hell that is existence in our anti-antidepressent show with philosopher and the founder of negative pyschoanalysis, Dr. Julie Reshe.
Read her article “Depressive Realism” here: https://aeon.co/essays/the-voice-of-sadness-is-censored-as-sick-what-if-its-sane
Check out her homepage at: https://www.juliereshe.com/ [https://ia902603.us.archive.org/16/items/the-power-of-negative-thinking-w-dr-julie-reshe/The%20Power%20of%20Negative%20Thinking%20wDr%20Julie%20Reshe.mp3]