Tag Archives: Shame

The Thin Person’s Mindset

I’m going to talk about obesity, and I have no intention of oversimplifying such a complicated issue. What I propose is radically inverting the way we think about it. Instead of focusing so much on overweight people and their habits, we should pay attention to the way thinner people live. Thin people have no idea… Read More »

Fear, Guilt and Shame

I always use a controversial analogy to try to explain the human condition: we’re monkey-like mammals with a sophisticated computer installed in our brains. We don’t really know how to use the computer or how it works. We’ve evolved, but still have a ways to go. Human beings are mammals, with multiple desires. The main… Read More »