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Psychology

Human Beings Being Human: Anger

It is a simple truth. Fear drives most of our irrational decisions and our inability to admit it is in fact the greatest fallacy of all. Violence, war, hatred, discrimination, cruelty – it is all at base and in essence just fear under another name. People fear the truth of their own essential vulnerability more […]

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Psychology

Emotionally Random

I wonder at times if all of our emotional lives are little more than random fluctuations and transient, effervescent flickering candle flames in the chaos of our minds and of this, our shared world. Somewhere between the volatile, if probabilistically determinate, entropy of physiological or cognitive reflex and those diverse rationales and causes we retrospectively […]

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Psychology

Detecting Deception

In an era of machine learning and artificial intelligence, there may be nowhere that is not unveiled by the light of information and data measurement.

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culture Psychology

Social Media and a Self-Curated Spiral of Depression

Does social media only really exploit us and invoke reflexive psychological and emotional dependency?

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Psychology

Locked

That which frees us is also that which binds us.

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Philosophy

Hollow Wisdom and Love

Do we fall in love with a person or do we fall in love with the idea of a person? We can never ever really get inside someone else’s head, experience the world as they do and through their eyes, so we are surely only ever as much in love with who we think that […]

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Alien Anthropology

Anger

Anger. It’s really very simple.

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culture

On the Various Burdens and Trials of (a) Shared Life Experience

Loneliness may be to some extent inevitable; suffering as a consequence is probably not…