By: Elizabeth M Young
There are several forms of probability fallacy, with several names to identify the concept. Basically any fallacious reasoning that is related to probability can be called a probability fallacy. Some of the more well known names and types are: gambler's fallacy, conditional probability fallacy, prosecutor's...
By: Ft Wells
In his seminal work, Le Suicide, French sociologist Émile Durkheim (1858–1917) examined suicide from a sociological perspective. A detailed study, this work fundamentally altered society's perception of this quintessentially personal act. At that time, sociologists attributed acts of self-destruction primarily to physiological and/or...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The early education of humans has almost constantly included their moral, spiritual and religious education since the earliest organized social thought. Even when the task was as basic as leadership of a small group, the leader was influenced by the spiritual and religious thought of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The core concepts of expected utility theory involve preferences for one enterprise or venture over another when there are random prospects, with the enterprises or ventures being called "lotteries". This is commonly applied to gaming, but recent events involved financial ventures that were virtually gaming...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Major Depression has gotten a bad rap! There has been a well known stigma that has caused many to keep the suffering of depressive episodes to themselves. The general idea is close relationships or work relationships is to assign the toxic label of "craziness" or...
By: Helium01
If you don’t have a good relationship with yourself, you won’t have a good relationship with others. This is a common belief and it is true. Being happy with yourself is a prerequisite to being happy with others. When you are happy with...
What is a criminal?
By: Ravindra Ranasinha
Examining the making of the crimino-citizen is vital to know how the circumstances lead to form the full portrait of the person. A citizen-member is part and parcel of the citizen-society. One becomes a citizen of a country either by birth or by registration. Such...
Ethical egoism defined by James Racels
By: Drake Tae
James Rachels is an American philosopher who specializes in ethics; more specifically, he is a utilitarian (meaning he believes in the greater good for the greatest number). This is a rather simple summary of his position, which is more intricate, but it will suffice for...
Book reviews: Up from Eden, New Edition, A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution, by Ken Wilber
By: Youngbear Roth
TITLE[i]: 'Up from Eden, New Edition: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution' by Ken WilberISBN: 0835-60731-3ISBN 13: 978-0835-60731-5Publisher: Quest Books In 'Up from Eden, New Edition: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution' by Ken Wilber, the concept of consciousness and cultural evolution being a spiritual...
By: Drake Tae
Psychology allows insight into how the human mind functions as well as other contributors to motivation. Not only is psychology useful for those studying the field, but it is also beneficial for the majority of the population. Perhaps more than ever, psychology contains important knowledge...

 

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