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12 School Subjects That Should Be Introduced Today to Change the World Tomorrow

By |2018-10-11T16:10:56+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our world is one filled with knowledge and talent. Everyone has skills to contribute, owing to school subjects. But school subjects may not be enough for a person to succeed at spinning the wheel of life. Though they give the world a pulse, its beat is faint. Life skills will strengthen it, and our [...]

Jungian Psychology and Its Little-Known Connection with Synchronicity

By |2018-10-08T18:42:01+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you think it’s important to pay attention to things like coincidences? If so, you might just be interested in Jungian psychology. For instance, have you thought about calling someone you haven’t spoken to for ages? And then suddenly they call you out of the blue? Have you remembered a relative you haven't seen for [...]

Nietzsche Philosophy: 6 Misunderstood Ideas That Will Make You Think

By |2018-10-07T13:15:53+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nietzsche philosophy is one of the most thought-provoking areas of philosophy, yet also the most misunderstood. When reading Nietzsche philosophy, we must fully understand it before we can take away what he intended. Nietzsche philosophy is complex on its first read. His language does not mean what you would typically expect, making his meaning difficult to [...]

The Psychology of Conformity or Why Do We Have the Need to Fit in?

By |2018-10-02T22:06:43+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

What are the answers to the psychology of conformity? Why exactly do we do it? In today's crowded society, we all seek to find something about ourselves that is unique. However, by its very definition, conformity means to change behaviours in order to fit in with the people around you. We want to be unique, [...]

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 [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By |2018-09-05T23:55:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

5 Existential Questions with Two Possible Answers (and Both Are Terrifying)

By |2018-09-06T00:06:00+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Existential questions have tortured human minds for millennia. Who are we? Where do we come from? What is the purpose of our existence? If you are a deep thinker, you have probably asked yourself these and other existential questions. We are the only species on Earth that wonder about the existence. Unfortunately, these queries rarely [...]

6 Reasons Why Ancestry DNA Test Is an Eye-Opening Experience

By |2018-09-06T00:25:53+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Have you tried the ancestry DNA test? If you’ve been spending years of your life researching genealogy, this test can be beneficial at finding ancestors, connecting with unknown relatives, and proving your ethnicity. Let me share a story with you. It’s a common tale which many of us have shared. It’s a story of genealogy [...]