Monthly Archives March 2004

Phil Hine on personal demons

Personal demons are latent structures within the psyche, unresolved complexes and repressed ‘voices’ thrown up by the ego as a defensive measure. They act seemingly independently of our conscious volition so that we experience them as beyond our control. These structures are habitual emotional or behavioral patterns which are experienced, at times, as problematic—something which […]

Stephen Crane

From this moment onwards to live means a life of labor and sorrow. I do not confront it blithely. I confront it with desparate resolution. There is not even much hope in my attitude, I do not expect to do good. But I expect to make a sincere, desperate, lonely battle to remain true to […]