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6 Moral Taste Buds That Shape Our Morality

Why do we all have such a hard time agreeing on issues of politics, religion, and morality? According to moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt in The Righteous Mind, groups like liberals and conservatives operate on different “moral foundations” that make it fundamentally difficult for them to understand each other (although it’s not impossible). One great metaphor […]

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Be Careful of What You Let Enter Your Mind

In today’s world, we are constantly being exposed to new information in the media, news, articles, blogs, books, TV, movies, or conversations we have with others. In many ways, this abundance of information allows us to reach a new level of education that wasn’t before possible. However, it can also lead to a lot of […]

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The 5 Key Stages of the Creative Process

“Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.” Rosabeth Kanter Creativity can often seem like a random and spontaneous process – perhaps something we believe […]

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How to Think for Yourself and Question Authority

I remember as a young teen when I first heard the words, “Think for yourself and question authority.” It was a soundbite of Timothy Leary being sampled in the Tool song Third Eye – I was probably 13 or 14 at the time. The swirling guitars and synthesized chaos of the song along with the […]

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8 Things Society Says You Need To Do (But You Really Don’t)

Everyone is influenced by society. We can’t help it. We like to believe that we are free and autonomous individuals, but the truth is parents, teachers, bosses, politicians, and religious figures play a huge role in the decisions we make and how we choose to live our lives. At an early age, we need guidance […]

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