Oneida Community: How John Humphrey Noyes Overcame Anxiety by Preaching Perfectionism

John Humphrey Noyes grew up crippled by social anxiety. He overcame his anxiety when he began preaching and came to embrace Perfectionism. He would later declare that he would be the leader in establishing the Kingdom of God on earth.…

Author David Foster Wallace on Ambition and Perfectionism

“If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything.” – David Foster Wallace Interview by Leonard Lopate, WNYC March 4, 1996 Interview originally aired on the Leonard Lopate Show… Executive Producer: David Gerlach Animator: Patrick Smith
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