Morbid Reflections

  • by J.-M. Kuczynski
  • Narrated by Mitchell Johnson
  • 1 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The following topics are discussed, from psychoanalytic, philosophical, and empirical perspectives:


Sociopathy
Pedantry
The nature of bureaucrats
The nature of bureaucratic institutions
Rationalization and repression
The relationship between ignorance and mental health
The relationship sapience and mental illness
The relationship between ignorance and the ability to act
The relationship between hyper-sapience and the inability to act
The psychological underpinnings of addiction
The differences between men and women

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the truth about bureaucrats and social decay

If you could sum up Morbid Reflections in three words, what would they be?

bureaucrats are undead


What other book might you compare Morbid Reflections to and why?

something by nietzsche, or maybe hemmingway


Have you listened to any of Mitchell Johnson’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

yes, he showed unusual sensitivity in this one


What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

the 'relational' nature of mental constructs


Any additional comments?

best analysis of moral truth since nietzsche

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- Loius

insightful but dark

If you could sum up Morbid Reflections in three words, what would they be?

dark but insightful


What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

the unremitting truthfulness of it, the incisiveness.


Which scene was your favorite?

the discussion of addition


If you could give Morbid Reflections a new subtitle, what would it be?

subhuman all too subhuman


Any additional comments?

the analyses are accurate

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- Patricio

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-19-2016
  • Publisher: PHILOSOPHYPEDIA