By: Can Tran
There is the saying: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." That is very much a half-truth. Words may never hurt one person; but, it could always hurt another person. The interesting thing about words is that they...
By: Can Tran
During my senior year of high school, I had taken English IV Honors. From what I had learned, the teacher was a former Catholic nun from Ireland. We never asked why she had left the nunnery. But, that is best saved for another story. For...
By: Can Tran
Sadly, this world is full haters. If you achieve success in something, there will be at least one or two people that are going to hate you. In this world, not everybody is going to like you and vice-versa. There will always be people that...
Things that make you cry easily
By: Christyl Rivers
Nature designed tears as cleansing, expressing, and releasing our emotions. We can cry when happy, or sad, but most crying is more complex than either of these straightforward emotions. We tear up usually due to complex, mixed emotions. Even tears at a funeral, are not...
What is the bandwagon effect?
By: Drake Tae
Psychology reveals both fascinating and scary tendencies amongst people. One of these frightening realities is known as the "bandwagon effect," and many people have heard of it. When something becomes popular, whether it be a fashion trend, a political trend, or something entirely different...
What is the conjunction fallacy
By: Drake Tae
A logical fallacy is a mistake in a person's reasoning. More specifically, the kind of explanation they are providing in support of their conclusion is flawed and will not work in either all or the vast majority of circumstances. In the case of the conjunction...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Graham Hancock started out as a journalist and author, writing for main line British newspapers like The London Times and the Economist through the 1980’s. In 1989, he published “The Lords of Poverty: The Power, Prestige, and Corruption of the International Aid Business&rdquo...
Book reviews: The Atman Project, A Transpersonal View of Human Development, by Ken Wilber
By: Youngbear Roth
TITLE: 'The Atman Project: A Transpersonal View of Human Development' by Ken WilberISBN: 0835-60730-5ISBN 13: 978-0835-60730-8 / 1–57062-5026Publisher: Quest Books / Shambhala Publications Inc. Ken Wilber makes it clear at the outset that he sees the aspect of human consciousness manifesting the universe through...
Introduction to Sigmund Freud's id, ego, and super-ego concepts
By: Paul Schingle
From the turn of the twentieth century until about the end of the second world war, Sigmund Freud was considered the end-all, be-all of modern psychology. Then, and almost ever since, it's been very vogue to be critical of Freud and his theories. I'll give...
What your doodles reveal about you
By: Carole Somerville
Have you noticed that whenever you're on the telephone, talking to your friends, if there's a pen nearby, invariably you will start doodling? And did you know that your doodles can tell you a lot about yourself? It is said that doodles are rather like...

 

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