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Registration Opens for September Workshop

The Literary Legacy of Existential Psychology:A Comparison of Lu Xun’s ‘Iron House’ and Rollo May’s ‘The Caged Man’Presented by: Xuefu Wang, PhD When: Saturday, Sept. 23rd @ 3pm – 4:30pm PDTWhere: Online through ZoomFee: $20 General/$10 Elders & StudentsPresentation Host: Existential-Humanistic Institute Imagine an iron house without windows, absolutely indestructible, with many people fast asleep inside who will soon die

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2nd International Existential Scholars Presentation Announced

Both Lu Xun and Rollo May are existential thinkers as well as existential literacy figures. They both use metaphors to reflect on human existence. With Lu Xun’s reflection on the Chinese psyche or even the Chinese nation as a whole, he advocates for the destruction of the Iron House to set people free to live as individual humans with respect and dignity. Rollo May, in addressing the perspective of an individual being persecuted by an alienating power, touches on a related fundamental theme of humanity. 

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