Reblogged from constructedfromanothingness

Learned Helplessness and the Myth of Volition

- K.G

“Indeed, if there really is some day discovered a formula for all our desires and caprices—that is, an explanation of what they depend upon, by what laws they arise, how they develop, what they are aiming at in one case and in another and so on, that is a real mathematical formula—then, most likely, man will at once cease to feel desire, indeed, he will be certain to”

- Fyodor Dostoevsky,

Notes from the Underground