Politics and its Discontents: What A Man Must Be

“What a man can be, he must be.” – Abraham Maslow Whenever I taught Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, I also taught my students about Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, his theory of developmental psychology which posits that the final stage of development, self-actualization (the realization of our full potential), can be achieved only after all of ...

Politics and its Discontents: Shelagh Gordon’s Influence Lives On

Shelagh Gordon, the woman recently profiled in The Star after her sudden death at the age of 55, continues to exert a pull on the thousands of readers who were touched by the story of a life so well-lived. The Star’s Catherine Porter has written a followup that deserves to be read. Recommend this Post