Teaching, ultimately, is a moral endeavor. If we, as a society, no longer believe in transcendent forms of truth, i.e., the the truth will set one free, then teaching is reduced to nothing more than a gimmick that allows clever ones to cheat the more stupid–and there definitely are stupid people.
Depression is the most rational response to modern life. Anyone who tells one to cheer up is either an idiot or in denial.
Men are the true romantics who pretend to be pragmatists, and women are the true pragmatists who pretend to be romantics.
Group therapy is fucking bullshit. If takes someone else to tell one how one has fucked up his/her life, then that person does not have introspective wherewithal to improve his/her life. That person is doomed. (Perhaps I am just bitter as I am looking at ten weeks of intensive outpatient group therapy in order to keep my job.)
That being typed, I am attracted to doomed people.
I am doomed, but I will scam everyone. Just watch.