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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Philosophy

Rethinking Heaven and Hell: How to Use Religion to Create a Better World

Has the time come to drop religion once and for all? Has reason destroyed all credibility in ideas of the afterlife? Can atheism and...

How To Be Disciplined: Why Discipline Applied Only In The Name Of Striving Is...

Discipline is not so much about getting something you want, about being strong, about striving, as it is about avoiding your own dystopia, about...

How To Get Into Philosophy — An Introduction

What is Philosophy? How can it help You? What are the best books to read? Has Philosophy been replace by Science?First, well done on...

Why And How You Are Irrational: A Layman’s Guide To The Cognitive Biases —...

This is the next installment of a series of articles about the cognitive biases and other irrational tendencies--or in Layman, why and how you...

Why And How You Are Irrational: A Layman’s Guide To The Cognitive Biases —...

Why do we lose control? Why do we err? Why are we irrational and what the hell can we do about it? It seems that everyday...

Making Sense Of Things When Nothing Makes Sense — The Simplicity Principle

The modern world can make you feel like the captain of a ship lost in a haze of thick fog and misery. But where...

On Happiness, And Why We’re Poorly Equipped For The Modern Day

Ancient Wisdom is Being Lost in our Incessant Thirst for Information, and Replaced by an 'Illusion of Understanding' When it comes to the subject of...

A Few Words On Consequential Thinking

The more we dither and no extraordinary disaster follows, the more dithering seems just fine. Hence: - Our ignorance about our carbon footprint and environmental...

It’s Time To Drop The Idea Of Empathy

Empathy is considered one of the highest virtues, but its time is up; we must replace it with Rationality. Empathy, for all its commendation, is...

Most Behaviour In life Is Just Basic Human Nature

Look properly, and you’ll see that most things people do can be explained by ordinary human nature, not extraordinary human nature. For example: Kicking a...

7 Thought-Provoking Quotes on Meaning

The problem of meaning (or purpose) has existed, seemingly, since the beginning of human history. The philosophers have philosophised about it since 1000BC, possibly...

How Do You Have A Difficult Conversation?

Put It The In The Clouds: Depersonalising Arguments To Make Difficult Conversations Easier You know the situation: You and your friend are tiptoeing around, or...

7 Movies That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Catch Me If You Can An exciting, inspiring, thought-provoking watch, Catch Me If You Can is the story of Frank Abagnale -- one of the...

The Problem With Preparation: The Myth Of Readiness

Is there such thing as being ready, in life? You can spend time getting ready, and preparing, and formulating, and devising, and planning, and thinking,...

The Child-Mind VS The Adult-Mind: Managing Perpetual Curiosity

Dealing with conflicting (or too many) interests, iron-prescriptions and the importance of prioritisation If you’re interested in all things, and have a perpetual curiosity about the universe,...

The 1 Game Warren Buffett Says Will Change Your Life

A Wake-up Call From The World's Second Richest Human Recently I was watching a speech from Warren Buffett and in it he shared a fascinating little exercise, that, when...

Your new years resolutions are fast becoming dreams – Why?

For many, the start of the year marks the beginning of a new lifestyle, a new attitude and a new approach—well, that’s the intention anyway. Of course,...

What Can We All Learn From Surgeons ?

The life of a surgeon is an intriguing one...