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Deliberate mind

Up from broken bearing
does spring settled
the wide-berth of
deliberate mind.
In swells, off course
a song of sweat
set sailing to this
tiny track in time. 27 more words

Gray matter

The Difference Between Rationality and Intelligence

Are you intelligent — or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are. 55 more words

Behavioral Economics


Silently rolling adrift

upon the emotional sea

sanity within a twist.. 23 more words

Addressing Doubts with Ihsan

When it comes to a person’s faith, questions that a person might have about the faith that remain unanswered have the potential to become doubts and those doubts if they remain unaddressed have the potential to become disbelief. 269 more words


Keeping You Misinformed is Their Job

Mainstream media aims to be as relevant as possible to as many people as possible for the simple reason that more viewers mean more money. The not-so-unintentional consequence of this is a kind of nihilism about the truth. 289 more words

Media Double Standards

Consequentialism and Formalism in Rational and Social Choice Theory

Rational and social choice theory (RCT and SCT respectively) in economics are broadly consequentialists. Consequentialism can be characterized as the view that all choice alternatives should be evaluated in terms of their consequences and that the best alternatives are those which have the best consequences. 2,286 more words

Non Classé

Zero Agents and Plastic Men

There's two kinds of people in this world, son. There's the ingroup and there's the outgroup.

— Jacob Falkovich (@yashkaf) April 21, 2016

This post is about sociology.

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