The vast majority of people would agree that identity and sense of purpose are hard work so you’d rather drift with prefabricated life roles and it’s as good as the real thing because everyone else is doing it, anyway.
But there is a catch. It will kill you.
Continue reading “The Price of Not Creating Your Own Identity”
With or without Joyce’s character the story would have ended the same Continue reading “Stranger Things Has An Annoying Plot Flaw”
I was six years old, playing in the garage with the neighbour kids.
“Kill it or spare it?” someone shouted in my ears Continue reading “Questions That Should Not Even Be Asked”
Yes, it is quite possible that most people never actually love Continue reading 13 Things That Are Not Love
Once again, my 54-year-old mother did the indefensible. When challenged, she gleefully blamed it on her childhood. Continue reading “How Long Should You Blame Your Childhood?”
Stereotype threat studies really only measure self-enforcement. And even that is strong. Continue reading Stereotypes are both enforced and self-enforced
Outbreeding others only makes sense if you have no viewpoint of your own – only that of your group. In other words: collectivism. If breeding was the key to success we would all migrate to Africa and rabbits would have landed on the Moon.
Continue reading “Outbreeding others =/= Success”