Monthly Archives: January 2016
I came across this story on NPR, which discusses a young man, Jason Comely. Jason didn’t go out that much. Nine months before, his wife had left him for someone else. From this experience, Jason withdrew from life and didn’t … Continue reading
Ethics A sobering idea that the reason we exist is because of some past tragedy. As an example, the reason I exist is because of the Vietnam War. Would you be willing to sacrifice your existence to prevent that tragedy? … Continue reading
Culture There is a prediction there is a relationship between taking selfies and social exhibitionism, being extroverted, and self-esteem. A late study shows that those who take selfies have high social exhibitionism, are extroverted, but there is no relationship between taking … Continue reading
A new study has revealed that being cynical could be linked to dementia. It’s interesting that a character trait has been linked with brain deterioration. Moreover, against a popular misperception, there is no link between cynicism and early death.