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

12 Things to Teach Your Children Today to Build a Better Society Tomorrow

By |2018-09-24T16:15:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a parent or plan to become one in the future, there are some things you have to keep in mind and teach your children since a young age. Why? Because if you raise a child who cares about society, perhaps this world will become a better place to live in. Teach your children [...]

5 Cultural Differences between East and West in Thinking and Perception

By |2018-09-12T22:14:48+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Now more of us travelling abroad, it’s fascinating to discover what cultural differences there are, particularly between East and West. From education, the workplace, to relationships and families, in many of these examples the cultural differences are pretty wide-ranging. Most of the cultural differences centre around two concepts: Individualism – favours the individual as an [...]

How the Fear of Death Shapes Our Behaviors and Choices during Life

By |2018-09-06T13:42:05+00:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How would you live the rest of your life if you knew the exact time, date and method of your death? Would your fear of death shape your future behaviour? Experts think it would. Every single one of us knows that we are going to die. For most people, it stays at the back of [...]

4 Ways Your Online Privacy Is Being Invaded without You Even Knowing

By |2018-09-05T23:16:56+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Your online privacy may be invaded even when you are not aware of that. There are a number of ways commercial giants keep their eyes on us. We all do a complete circle daily: wake up, rush to office, return home late in the evening to grab a snack and spend a few hours staring [...]

7 Mind-Bending Psychological Thriller Movies with a Deep Meaning

By |2018-09-05T23:17:36+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The mind needs a workout, just like the body. Watch psychological thriller movies to get one. These films may not have Arnold Schwarzenegger abseiling down buildings or firing machine guns but have the sort of excitement that gets mental cogs turning. We introduce you to a few psychological thriller movies that make excellent treadmills [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By |2018-09-17T14:53:09+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

3 Toxic Myths about Schizophrenia Patients That Still Persist in Our Society

By |2018-09-05T23:53:45+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Schizophrenia patients are often portrayed by the media as dangerous individuals. However, is it really so or is it just a wrong depiction? It’s no secret that psychiatry and psychology have progressed tremendously over the past decade. Nowadays, we are seeing mental illness in the new and improved light for the first time in centuries. [...]

7 Limiting Beliefs That Ruin Your Life Without You Even Knowing It

By |2018-09-17T15:00:31+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Often, it is our limiting beliefs that stop us from achieving success. Read on to find out what limiting beliefs are blocking you and how to overcome them. It sometimes feels like we will never achieve our dreams. We may feel it must be lack of talent, opportunity or hard work. But more likely, it [...]