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Starting a New Chapter in Your Life

What does it mean to start a new chapter in your life? How do you know when one chapter ends and another begins? Is it a physical boundary that you cross, or a mental boundary that you cross? For many people, we identify “starting a new chapter in our lives” with major life events such […]

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The Just World Fallacy: When Bad Things Happen to Good People

The “just world fallacy” is the belief that a person always gets what they deserve in life. If a person behaves as a good and moral person, then only good things will happen to them. And if a person behaves as a bad and immoral person, then only bad things will happen to them. Commonly, […]

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Create Your Own Personal Philosophy

The importance of creating your own personal philosophy, and not just identifying yourself with one school of thought.

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How to Apply a Scientific Mindset to Your Everyday Life

The scientific mindset is a great way to better understand the world and how to adapt to it. This mindset is not only useful in colleges and laboratories, but I believe we can also apply it to our everyday lives. By learning to be a more scientific thinker, we always respect the facts, question our […]

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Enlightened Self-Interest: When Your Values Overlap with Other People’s Values

Enlightened self-interest is the idea that often times doing what is good for yourself is also doing what is good for others, and vice versa. This means your interests and values overlap with the interests and values of other people. And ultimately, when you work to achieve your own values (and what really matters to […]

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