I get jubilant whenever I discover an ideology I was previously unaware of, no matter how loony it is.
This was written by a a different author than usual; it is a contribution from the editor. It is the first of a two-part series. Have you ever felt an inner sense of social momentum? In microcosm, this sense can be the feeling that a group project is moving inexplicably towards one direction or set … Continue reading When one side of history becomes the right side of history: a systemic model
Hello my enormous audience, I posted something every single Monday and Friday in April! (except last Friday.) Consequently, I got more views this month so far than any other (809). If I keep burning at this rate, I’m going to run out of ideas. The quality may suffer, like how some of my more recent … Continue reading Update
I have a theory that loud, bellowing laughs come from different personalities than do quiet laughs. I know a few people who’s laugh doesn't make the sitcom laugh sound if you know what I mean. That is, if you hear it at all. It was said that Einstein had a very distinct laugh. I got … Continue reading Are comedians biased against people with quiet laughs?
Migration towards moderation: the most boring wins
My hypothesis is that dogmas raised human IQs. To explain why, I'll begin here: One of the most powerful driving forces in evolution is called an evolutionary arms race.