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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: How Ignorance Kills Conversations

Last week, rapper B.o.B. made an extraordinary claim that left most of the scientific com–let me rephrase that– most of the world dumbfounded. It turns out that after all his research and years of scientific experimentation the entertainer finally answered one of humanity’s deepest and most unanswered questions: what is the shape of the Earth? 2,479 more words

Why Bad Leaders Are Inherited, And What We can Do About It

Sociologists and economists try to explain why the people choose such poor leaders. They argue it’s due to the appeal of the narcissist, or because we’re really… 1,775 more words

Politics

IGNORANCE IS BLISS: Looking Into the Willful Ignorance Phenomenon

As a kid, I was ostracized for wanting to know more about the world. At least, this was the case when I lived in the province for most of my childhood. 1,200 more words

Antii-intellectualism

The Dalai Domly Dom and the Fatal Case of Dunning-Kruger

I recently came across a noob sadist who believed his months of BDSM experience made him 100% free of risk.

It’s damned hard not to think you have infinite knowledge when you’re a noob because all human beings arrive on this green earth with potentially fatal cases of Dunning-Kruger effect. 448 more words

BDSM

Subs Are Grown-Ass Adults

If 20% of Fetlife is right, D-types should use BDSM to cure their subs’ raging PTSD/phobias/poor time management skills. Dominants apparently need to take on the role of parent or therapist, correcting their submissives’ vanilla life mistakes so that they can learn how to live like responsible adults. 492 more words

BDSM

Reality Check - Full Moon @ 3 Gemini

Lyrics: Aerosmith – Living on the Edge

“There’s somethin’ wrong with the world today. I don’t know what it is. Something’s wrong with our eyes. We’re seein’ things in a different way and God knows it ain’t his. 1,129 more words

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