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John Ireland and Constance Mui

notion of the Anthropocene , Paul Gyllenhammer has broken new conceptual ground by applying the thought of Heidegger and Sartre to current ecological preoccupations. For Heidegger, boredom and anxiety, the dominant emotions of modernity have overwhelmed

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Paul Gyllenhammer

phenomena that are consti tutive, but disconcerting, features of the modern world: boredom and anxiety. 16 Boredom reflects the restlessness with what we have in the present. It is this attitude that drives us to expect something new or innovative to take up

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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

illusory safety.” 65 It may be natural to long for certainty and absolute safety to protect our love, but the truth is that we cannot have them and opting for the illusion of safety creates boredom and stagnation. Mitchell thinks that this illusion is