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Watching cars pass on a highway captures one of the most important, if also the most damaging, mental shortcuts our minds make.
If you think moderate positions are the 'high ground,' know that civil rights leaders thought it was a bigger threat than extremists.
A person's natural urge to feel important, as natural as hunger and thirst, shows itself in many ways.
A persistent question is what metrics we use to define the value of a human life.
Integrity is acting consistently with one's moral values. But when are we just trying, and failing, to have integrity?
Look at anything from a narrow enough perspective, and it can be whatever your mind wants.
As a coder and a writer, I've often felt inadequate with what I'm giving back to the world. But there are ways I can give back, however small they are.
A new birthday lets my understanding of their importance evolve.
'The Problem of Evil' seems to be used more to justify the world's existing evil.
Discovering ourselves means finding activities to fuel our productivity, empathy, and sense of empathy.
Is uniqueness something natural for us, or does it take work?
People 'just trying to start a conversation' are never worth listening to.
It's amazing how many worries vanish by thinking 'I have the benefit of not caring what they think.'
Common language influences us a lot. Could our swear words affect our beliefs?