The Problems of Love from Sartre and Beauvoir to Irigaray
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Advice A nice blog post about advice from Daniel Dennett on how to think philosophically. Art A cool photo project where you can see the borders between two, sometimes three, countries in Europe. Ethics Stoic spiritual exercises part i. Stoic … Continue reading
Children When someone doesn’t want kids, people often respond by saying things like, “You’ll change your mind later,” or “you’ll want kids someday.” Here’s an article about parents who regret having kids. Culture Television that has romantic and relationship themes … 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
Dating People are rated more attractive when they are in groups rather than seen alone. This is known as the cheerleader effect. In a way, having a wingman or a wingwoman would be a good idea. A comic about what … Continue reading
Cognitive Science Evidence shows that gender is fluid, but our brains automatically see them as discrete things. Apply this to other fields as well. Culture The story of the Ermahgerd girl. Death The Ethics of Suicide Digital Archive. Economics My … Continue reading
Economics A plea for a welfare state because according to the latest studies, it increases overall happiness. Thomas Aquinas: Ethics and Anti-capitalism Emotions Acting happy when you’re not feeling it, particularly known in some jobs, can actually be detrimental to … Continue reading
Emotion Meditation can help encourage compassion and empathy. Gender A really good essay about how and why gender norms influence our daily social structure and behaviors. Health Adolescents who have sleep problems are more likely to self-harm. Humor Teenage Karl … Continue reading
John Oliver delivers a top-notch video about what’s wrong with sex ed in America.
Three new articles came out recently discussing same-sex attraction. What really struck me on both articles is the idea that being “born this way” should be done with. The first article is a short interview of Lisa Diamond. Lisa Diamond, … Continue reading