Food for thought

Controversial theories and ideas, thought-provoking questions, philosophy, world truth and conspiracies

4 Ways Organized Religion Kills Freedom and Critical Thinking

By | 2017-05-22T14:31:53+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Throughout centuries, organized religion has dictated the world with experiences and ideas. Many different beliefs have shaped us into the human beings that we are today, but is that a good thing? Organized religion has often been the face of a hero. Whether you we born into it, adapted to your environment or researched it [...]

It’s Real-Life Heroes, not Fictional Heroes, That We Should Marvel over

By | 2017-05-20T23:21:31+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

In life, we all have heroes that we idolize and even worship at times. There are heroes from someone’s imagination and real-life heroes as well. I am a huge comic book fan, and at times I wonder what it would be like to obtain their superpowers. I want to be like them. My personal favorite [...]

Why It Is So Difficult to Be Nice in Today’s World

By | 2017-05-18T18:53:50+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

It can be hard to be nice in a world where everything has changed considerably including our personal values, traditional norms, integrity and equality. We can find a lack of love, a lack of peace, a lack of tolerance, a lack of patience, a lack of understanding, a lack of acceptance, and a lack of [...]

Individualism Is Not Selfishness: How It Can Help You Thrive in Modern Society

By | 2017-05-14T15:12:13+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel selfish because of your individualism? Does your individualism make you feel guilty? While it is important to look out for the interests of others, you will have to do the same for yourself. Individualism plays a large part in modern society and has definite benefits. So what is it, and how can you [...]

Modern Slavery: 5 Tools Today’s Society Uses to Take away Our Freedom

By | 2017-05-12T18:31:11+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In our current society, we have more choice than ever – but do we have true freedom? Many elements of our society seem more like a form of modern slavery. Modern slavery might be a strong word, and I am not comparing our suffering to that of actual slaves. However, there are parallels. Understanding these [...]

Tears of Happiness Have a Different Microscopic Structure Than Tears of Sorrow [Photo]

By | 2017-05-10T07:20:56+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

To the naked eye, all tears look the same. But what if I told you that tears of happiness have a different microscopic structure than those of grief? But we cry for many reasons. You may ask if tears of happiness are different from tears of grief.  Your body produces different kinds of teardrops, depending [...]

Social Proof: a Phenomenon That Explains How the Society Challenges Our Free Will

By | 2017-05-08T21:33:45+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all like to think that we are autonomous beings, going about our lives making conscious decisions based on free will and educated reasoning. So would it surprise you to learn that many of the choices we make are in fact influenced by a phenomenon called social proof? What is Social Proof? Social proof has [...]

10 Rare Words That Describe Experiences Every Deep Thinking Introvert Will Instantly Relate to

By | 2017-05-08T18:16:21+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

As a deep thinking introvert, it can be hard to understand your emotions. These rare words perfectly describe some of the ways introverts commonly feel. Sometimes it is hard to put a name to the emotions we feel. Luckily we can find rare words from the past and from other languages that can help us [...]

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