Third Factor

is creating a magazine for catalysts and creatives




per month


We're building a web-based magazine that will offer thought-provoking content for intense divergent thinkers as they strive to live up to their ideals—and to leave their mark on the world while they're at it.

Third Factor takes as its foundation Kazimierz Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration (TPD).  We believe Dabrowski's work is a theory for our time.  "Positive maladjustment" is a phrase that resonates!  Just think about it: we face an epidemic of depression, anxiety, and general alienation, and we’re simultaneously witnessing springs of hope and desire for change in the form of nascent social movements—political, spiritual, and humanistic.

By providing accessible, engaging, and shareable content anchored in TPD, Third Factor aims to contribute to these transformative trends.  We aim to help our readers reintegrate at a higher internal level so that they can, in turn, help raise the level of our society.

What Your Donation Supports

Your donation will make this possible, most importantly, by getting us to a place where we can properly pay our editor and contributors. At the moment, we rely on articles donated by others who share our goal of getting positive disintegration into the mainstream, but both the authors and the editor put a lot of work into these pieces.  We might also use your donations to pay artists and web service providers, to fund occasional social media campaigns, or to help our editor in chief travel to speak about Third Factor.

What's In It For You?

As a patron, you'll also be able to participate in patron-only discussion on the Community tab above.  This is your opportunity to influence the direction of Third Factor!

We are also considering putting together some Third Factor merchandise, which we would eventually offer as thank-you gifts to supporters.  (Of course, first, we have to have the money to pay an artist to design quality material....)  Patrons, if there's something you think it would be cool for us to offer, hop on over to the discussion section and chime in!

Thank you for landing on this page and even considering supporting Third Factor.
We encourage you to get in touch with us if you have questions, a vision to share, or would like to contribute in other ways.

$92.72 of $150 per month
When we reach $150/month, we'll be able to start paying our contributors a small but respectable amount, as any upstanding publication should.
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