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Why We Make Bad Decisions

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Many of us have wondered exactly why we make bad decisions. We are educated and we understand cause and effect of our actions, yet somehow we fall right into the same traps over and over again. As with many things in our society today, we look for specific reasons as …

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7 Lies you Believe About Animals

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As it turns out, many of the assumptions we have made about certain animals are not true at all. Yet many of us keep repeating these faulty stories from myths and incorrect studies that have since been debunked. Let us examine 7 erroneously believed animal “facts” that really aren’t factual …

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5 Wild Beliefs about Human Consciousness

5 Wild Beliefs about Human Consciousness

Throughout the years that have passed since the great philosophers introduced the concept of self-awareness, there has been a movement to further understand human consciousness. Scientists and philosophers alike have studied and attempted to define consciousness, but for the most part, their results have had mixed results. However, these various …

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Scientists Discover that Magic Mushrooms might Fight Fascism

Scientists Discover that Magic Mushrooms might Fight Fascism

Scientists believe they may have found an unlikely catalyst in protecting the planet from authoritarianism  – and that is magic mushrooms. These scientists belong to the Psychedelic Research Group from Imperial College located in London. Their data indicates that psilocybin, which is the active ingredient that exists within psychedelic mushrooms, tends to makes …

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Proof That You Don’t Even Know Your Own Mind

Proof That You Don’t Even Know Your Own Mind

Many of today’s philosophers would probably agree that since we possess exclusive access to our own minds and the thoughts they generate. And we often assume those to be immune from errors of any sort. There are some philosophers who describe humans as having an ‘inner sense’ that monitors how …

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