The “Technologies of the Self” I Wanted to Read

An Inventory of Technologies for Living Well

Oshan Jarow
Dec 6, 2018 · 16 min read
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Introduction


Technologies of the Self


The Basics


Disciplines In Nonverbal Perception


Verbal Perception

“Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.”


Therapy


Craft


Discourse Practices

“We Can Engage In Dialogue Only With The People Who Sincerely Want…To Change [Their] Way Of Life.”


Kindness

“What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness.” (George Saunders)


So Many Technologies, Such A Short Life

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Oshan Jarow

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Interested in many things, like consciousness, meditation & economics. Sure of nothing, like how to exist well, or play the sax (yet). More: www.MusingMind.org.

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