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Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed All Men Of Touch – Mark Greene

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/megasahd-touch-isolation-how-homophobia-has-robbed-men-of-touch/ Intelligent and humane article from Mark Greene via http://www.goodmenproject.com. In the writer’s view, this is a cultural issue going beyond touch between men, and issues around sexual identity or homophobia – huge as these are. As Mark acknowledges, our … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness – Maria Popova

http://www.brainpickings.org/2012/02/13/elizabeth-gilbert-porcupines/ Click on the link for this piece on Brainpickings by Maria Popova, linking to a short film of Liz Gilbert talking about Schopenhauer’s Porcupines, and our constant movement between reaching into connection and relationship; pulling back into self-protection and … Continue reading

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