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Paul Tritschler
Psychology Lecturer, Suffolk

In addition to teaching psychology in universities, adult education and colleges across the UK, Paul Tritschler has managed organisations within the fields of brain injury, sensory impairment, mental health and community activism. He has written for a variety of magazines, including Psychology Review, Bella Caledonia, Counterpunch and Open Democracy.

Written by Paul Tritschler

Essay/
Self-improvement
Negative capability

Forget memory. Kill desire. Open up in the moment to unleash creativity, intuition, and even political transformation

Paul Tritschler