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Branden defines self-esteem as:“a disposition [grounded in reality], to experience oneself as being competent to cope with the basic challenges of life, and naturally worthy of happiness, fulfillment, success and achievement [as opposed to] fantasies of superiority and exaggerated notions of one’s accomplishments.”The “success and achievement” that Branden associates with self-esteem is not “grounded” in some objective “reality”, as he implies, but simply grounded in the social consensus one happens to live in or subscribe to i.e. in culturally relative and invented social reality. The self-es
Discussing Herman Cain's business career in another topic, I said that the companies with which Cain found success - Burger King, Godfather's Pizza, and Nabisco - do not sell anything I would eat. MSK replied with a tout for Glenn Beck's double deep fried cherry pie. That brought me here to read about deep fried Twinkies. Does anyone else here actually care about what they eat? We could argue a lot, but there must be some basic understandings in order to provide valuable information. For instance, over on RoR in a healthfood thread, one of the regulars boasted of his nut butter sandwiches.
New Lectures on the Psychology of Self-Esteem (Original Title) by Dr. Nathaniel Branden 20 Lectures (Recorded Live in the early nineteen-seventies). Downloadable MP3 Format: 25.3 hours (est) This course is not the same as NBI's "Principles of Objectivist Psychology" and was recorded circa 1976. The audio quality has been enhanced, but unfortunately some residual problems are not resolvable. Our Price: $150.00 Here are some of the highlights of this course: • The need, the motivating power and the requirements of self-esteem. Its relation to sex, productive work and human relationships. • The n