Of Automatons and Packaged Personality . . .

“Automatons cannot love; they can exchange their ‘personality packages’ and hope for a fair bargain.”

Erich Fromm – The Art Of Loving

And sometimes that fair bargain tastes pretty darn yummy but what does it nourish?


Soulfulness produces personhood with flavors rich and varying. Automaton-ness produces manufactured “person.” As much as I love macaroons, I know they will ultimately make me ill. They do not sustain abiding wholeness. Or life itself. So…

Be careful…you might live…

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