Media as Amplifier

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • August 27, 2021
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We know the power of media. Take a look at the long-range impact of the Spotlight series published by The Boston Globe in 2002. We live the power of media, too. Our lives are particularly affected by the way media can amplify our experience of disaster – and trauma...

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher of the late 18th century (and early 19th century) whose masterpiece, The World as Will and Representation (Second Edition, 1844) work would influence great thinkers, such as Sigmund Freud. The second chapter of Schopenhauer’s work, entitled ‘On Madness,’ requires a nuanced study, which...